It's Time to End Violence Against Women in Politics

Presented by: Arezoo Najibzadeh, founder of Platform.
This Resource Spotlight was presented and recorded on March 25, 2021.

Resource Spotlight Recording

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Learning Objectives

The participants had 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.