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Commemorating the women of l’École Polytechnique

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

December 6 marks the twenty-third anniversary of the violent deaths of 14 women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. It’s a day of grief, sadness and anger – and a day when we rededicate ourselves to equality, opportunity and freedom from violence for women everywhere

We’ve created a few images we’ll be using and sharing in memory of those young women, and we’re inviting you to do the same. (Click each image to see it full-sized.)

They include a poster :

When anyone shoots or hits or shoves or murders us because we are women, we remember and take action because we are women - December 6

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