VIUFA motion and statement on Protest Encampment

May 31, 2024 To all VIUFA members and other members of the VIU community, On May 31, 2024, the VIUFA Executive resolved the following:  “That VIUFA divest from any and all investments, direct and indirect, in companies that are complicit in the violence, occupation, and dispossession occurring in Gaza and the West Bank.” The disastrous events in Israel and Gaza over recent months have horrified the world.  The international community has been activated [...]

2024-06-04T13:44:09-07:00June 4th, 2024|Front Page, FPSE, Member News, Social activism|

16 Days of Activism Video Campaign

The VIU Faculty Association’s Status of Women Committee called upon community leaders, service providers, educators, activists, and citizens to participate in our second annual video campaign supporting 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an international campaign led by the United Nations. View our 2020 campaign here. This campaign runs from November 25, 2021 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10, 2021 (Human Rights Day).  Our video campaign [...]

2021-11-25T09:37:53-08:00November 25th, 2021|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, Nov 25 event

16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence is aligned with the United Nation’s campaign UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence Against Women. It is a campaign lasting from Nov. 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to Dec. 10 (Human Rights Day). The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is teaming up with Nanaimo Family Life Association’s Indigenous-informed Sexual Assault Response Program, and with the Canadian Federation of University Women (Nanaimo) [...]

2021-11-17T10:19:25-08:00November 17th, 2021|Front Page, Committee News, Women’s and Gender Equity|
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