Press Release: Annual Downtown Eastside Women’s Memorial March

Bless the women whose light has been dashed…
It does seem wrong to ask the very people who brought their view of women as *less than* with them that started the brutal, inequal treatment. The White government is not going to correct something they think is perfectly fine…

Feb 14th Annual Womens Memorial March


Annual Downtown Eastside Women’s Memorial March

WHAT: Press Conference for 26th Annual Women’s Memorial March
WHEN: Sunday February 14 at 11:00 am
WHERE: Carnegie classroom, 3rd floor, Main and Hastings

MEDIA PROTOCOL: Please note there will be NO MEDIA PERMITTED in Carnegie Theatre during the family remembrance between 11am to noon. Media may record the march that begins at noon at Main and Hastings, except NO recording of the ceremonies that take place during the march.

February 8, 2016 VANCOUVER, Coast Salish Territories- The February 14th Annual Women’s Memorial March is held on Valentine’s Day to honour the memory of all women from the Downtown Eastside who have died due to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual violence. Now in its 26th year, the march brings courage and commitment to end the violence that vulnerable women in the Downtown Eastside face on a daily basis.

The February 14th…

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