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UFV co-presents International Women’s Day event in Abbotsford

Abbotsford’s One Billion Rising event added a powerful voice with the recent inclusion of women’s rights advocate Rumana Monzur. The event, co-presented by the University of the Fraser Valley, takes place at Thunderbird Civic Plaza and The Reach Gallery Museum on International Women’s Day, March 8. Monzur made international headlines in June, 2011 after being […]

Bif Naked coming to UFV on International Women’s Day

UFV’s Faculty and Staff Association is bringing Bif Naked to UFV’s Abbotsford campus for International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8. The day starts at 3 pm with a free screening in room B101 of Miss Representation, a 90-minute documentary about body image and media that shows how mainstream media undermines and sexualizes women, skewing how […]

UFV celebrates International Women’s Day

The Abbotsford Mission Times recently featured UFV’s event celebrating International Women’s Day. Read the article below: Women form coalition Tears, music and more at IWD celebration By Christina Toth, The Times March 13, 2012 Raw personal stories, soulful music and a police officer’s tears marked a moving International Women’s Day at the University of the […]

International Women’s Day at UFV

An evening of information sharing, networking and presenting will take place at UFV next week in celebration of International Women’s Day. The event is taking place on Thursday, March 8 and is being hosted by UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies in collaboration with the Abbotsford/Mission Community Services, South Asian Peer Network Association (SAPNA), and International […]