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We all have a role to play in preventing and addressing gender-based violence, which is why #OurActionsMatter. Between November 25 and December 10, join the conversation using the hashtag #OURActionsMatter and share how you will help end and prevent gender-based violence.

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16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
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A young woman looks into the camera. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” floats to the left of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - Sharing an intimate photo without consent is a crime.
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A seated young man holds a cellphone in his right hand and has his chin resting on his left hand. He looks away contemplatively. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “Sharing an intimate photo without consent is a crime.” floats to the left of the man and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - It’s not a flirtatious whistle. It’s sexual harassment.
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A woman is listening to music while jogging. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “It’s not a flirtatious whistle. It’s sexual harassment.” floats to the left of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - It’s not a private matter. It’s domestic violence.
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A woman looks at the floor in silence with her hand on her head. She’s wearing a white t-shirt and her hair is curled around her face. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “It’s not a private matter. It’s domestic violence.” floats to the right of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - It’s not a harmless joke. It’s homophobia.
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Two individuals are having a conversation and laughing. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “It’s not a harmless joke. It’s homophobia.” floats to the right of the two individuals and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - It’s not a shoulder massage. It’s workplace harassment.
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A seated woman wearing a hijab looks uncomfortable as a man has his hands placed on her shoulders. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “It’s not a shoulder massage. It’s workplace harassment.” floats to the left of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - Be an ally.
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A young woman looks into the camera with her head slightly tilted to the left; she has her arms up behind her head. She is wearing a striped multicolor shirt. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “Be an ally.” floats to the right of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - From remembrance to action: We can end gender-based violence.
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A group of six individuals looks directly into the camera; they are standing close to each other. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “From remembrance to action: We can end gender-based violence.” floats to the right of the group and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - Misogyny hurts us all.
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A woman looks at the camera. Her expression is solemn. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “Misogyny hurts us all.” floats to the left of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - Without consent, it’s a crime.
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An image of a bottle of alcohol and a glass filled with an alcoholic beverage sits on a table in a woman’s hand. The woman’s head is resting on her arm and she looks like she has fallen asleep. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “Without consent, it’s a crime.” floats to the left of the glass and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - It’s not just ignoring her pronouns. It’s transphobia.
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A woman looks directly ahead, with her hair swept to the left side of her shoulder. She wears dark lipstick and eyeshadow. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “It’s not just ignoring her pronouns. It’s transphobia.” floats to the left of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - Together against gender-based violence.
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A close up image of hands stacked on top of each other. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “Together against gender-based violence.” floats to the left and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

16 Days of Activism, #OurActionsMatter - It’s not just wanting you all to himself. It’s psychological abuse.
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A young woman looks to her left; she carries a book. She looks unimpressed. The entirety of the image is made up of dark thin purple lines that intersect. The words “It’s not just wanting you all to himself. It’s psychological abuse.” floats to the left of the woman and is followed by “#OurActionsMatter” underneath. Beneath the text, and running the length of the photo, is the Women and Gender Equality Canada departmental identifier in the bottom left-hand corner in black text. The Canada wordmark appears in black text in the right-hand corner.

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