Tuesday, December 6, 2011

National Day of Remembrance and Action against Women

MAWS remembers the sad anniversary of the deaths of 14 women, tragically killed in Montreal because of their gender.  The need to take action is now with 15 women dying as a result of acts of violence in Manitoba this year, it is important that we seek out new methods to ensure more deaths do not occur, MAWS is committed to offering Shelter to those women  and their children  fleeing violence.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Red Rose Tea Campaign

MAWS is delighted to be a part of the Red Rose Tea, Share The Warmth Campaign. Visit the Red Rose Tea website and "Share The Warmth" to donate tea to one of 10 charities across Canada, including the Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters. A cup of tea can go a long way in a time of crisis.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

November is domestic violence awareness month. All our staff and volunteers are busy raising awareness in their local communities. Look out for and support your local events.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

DYEing 4 Change

The Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters (MAWS) is excited to announce a fun and unique opportunity for salons across Manitoba to make a difference in their communities and help to end violence against women and children. DYEing 4 Change aims to eliminate violence by mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic of domestic abuse.

DYEing for Change will take place from May 8-14, 2011 and will serve as an opportunity for salons to register to receive an educational package about domestic abuse and/or register as a DYEing 4 Change Fundraising Salon.