I work every day to support survivors of gender-based violence. As an Advocate in Toronto’s domestic violence court, I prepare survivors to actively participate in our legal system, thereby increasing their access to Justice.
In 2016 a landmark case won by 2018 UN Human Rights Prize Recipient Rebeca Gyumi raised the legal age of marriage to 18. In July, the government appealed the decision. If successful, child marriage will be legal once again.
Financial legacy isn’t just about what ends up being bequeathed in a will; it’s about consciously choosing to invest your money in a way that aligns with your values, n a world where climate change is no longer a looming threat.
When you look anywhere in the world, from Accra to Toronto or Dakar, can strong women challenge social norms that will lead change to end gender violence, increase access to justice for survivors and advance women rights?