Upcoming Resource Spotlights

These resource spotlights hosted by the Learning Network feature Ontario-based resources, trainings, and organizations that focus on gender-based violence. 

It's Time to End Violence Against Women in Politics

Date & Time: March 25, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME 

Presented by: Arezoo Najibzadeh, founder of Platform 

To Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_F4OMQoEeS1e3XPCnlSE2XA


Learning Objectives

The participants will have a chance to

  • Broaden their understanding of gender-based sexual violence in Canadian politics through an intersectional lens
  • Understand the root causes of gender-based sexual violence against women in politics
  • Develop an insight into the systemic changes required to challenge gender-based sexual violence against women in politics





Arezoo Najibzadeh is a rising voice for women’s civic and political leadership in Canada. As the founder of Platform, Arezoo is boldly transforming civic spaces to reflect the lived experiences and leadership of Black, Indigenous, and racialized young women and gender-diverse youth.