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GROUNDBREAKING MULTIMEDIA CAMPAIGN “HASTA AQUI NO MAS / DRAW THE LINE” CHALLENGES SEXUAL AND CULTURAL MYTHS IN THE LATIN@ COMMUNITY

  Community Leaders join forces on Wednesday April 9th to discuss sexual and cultural myths and how they negatively affect the Latin-American community through a panel discussion with notable men and women in the Latin-American community, and a member of the White Ribbon campaign, joining the panel via Skype. The event entitled, Rompamos El Silencio / […]

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Learning to DRAW THE LINE!

Hola a todos! My name is Cristina Araujo. I started placement at MUJER in January 2014. I chose my placement at MUJER because, as a Venezuelan, I am interested in working towards helping the Latino population. I’m very curious to see how the agency works and very eager to see how I can contribute to […]

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What Makes a Man Conference invites MUJER to speak our Community Work

On November 22nd, 2013, MUJER was invited to speak at the White Ribbon Campaign’s, What Makes a Man Conference, to talk about our work in sexual violence prevention and our project with the Draw the Line campaign. The two-day Conference was held on November 22-23 in downtown Toronto. Board member, Adriana Mendieta-Flores spoke about MUJER, our […]

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Attn: MUJER is Casting Actors for Public Service Announcement Videos

MUJER is looking for actors for a multimedia educational campaign. We are shooting the videos for sexual violence prevention that will be featured in a multimedia educational campaign targeted at the Latino community across Canada. The video will be in Spanish with English subtitles.The shoots will take place in Toronto, ON.   Requirements You are […]

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New Partnership with Latinos Positivos

MUJER is excited to announce our new partnership with Latinos Positivos, a Toronto organization that works towards educating and empowering Latin-Americans that live with HIV, and creating a society that is free of prejudice.   As an organization that advocates for Latin-American women, we are confident that this new partnership will strengthen our efforts to […]

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MUJER’s Annual General Meeting: A Youth’s Perspective

  I remembered shoving my hands into my lap when people began speaking in front of the microphone, explaining the importance of why we were all gathered there that evening. As I sat patiently, hoping to grasp some of what was being said, I realized that I was the one (okay, maybe two) percent who […]

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Profile of Latin American Women in Canada

The Latin American community living in Canada is a relatively new community and consists of  people from  Indigenous , African, Europeans and Asian descents. We come from more than 22 different countries, and belong to a variety of different ethnic/race backgrounds, social class, levels of education, different languages.  In  terms of class, language, and schooling, we […]

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MUJER PSAs encourage Latina youth to take a stand and face issues

MUJER hopes to confront and verbalize issues that affect Latina youth. Body image, healthy relationships, abuse, sexual orientation and sexuality are concerns for these youth and it is essential that they have outlets and encouragement to deal with these issues.  The launch of the  “Your Voice Counts! / Tu Voz Cuenta” campaign is aimed to […]

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