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Take Back the Night | Ottawa 2008

August 21, 2008

date: September 25
time: 6:30 pm
starting place: Women’s Monument, Minto Park
presented by: Women's Events Network

It is the 30th anniversary of Take Back The Night in Ottawa. Come celebrate, whether you are three, 33, or 93!

  • Sign language interpretation will be available.
  • The rally will be followed by a march on the streets for which we invite women to bring along their noise makers, whistles, drums, pots, pans, tambourines, your voice, your placard and whatever message you’d like to put out there.
  • There will be an accessible bus at the rally site.

end of march route: University of Ottawa
activity: information fair with interactive displays from local women’s organizations and services/groups, entertainment, refreshments.

Posters advertising the event in numerous languages are available: English, French, Spanish, Farsi, Italian, Serbian, Japanese, and Arabic to date. Want some? Like to volunteer? Need more information?

Just write or call 613-230-6700.


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