Many of the programs incorporate important leadership opportunities for teens to co-facilitate the program.
“Working with teens to focus on violence prevention is critical to make a long term impact on ending abuse in Canada” says Beverley Wybrow, CEO of the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
To find out more about family violence and the law in Canada the Department of Justice created a website just for children and youth from the ages of 10 and up.
In an effort to capitalize on the celebrity of Chris Brown, the hip hop artist who was convicted of assaulting his former girlfriend Rihanna, a Georgia restaurant recently created a new sandwich: “The Caribbean Black and Bleu.” The restaurant slyly tweeted: “Chris Brown won’t beat you up for eating this unless your name starts with R and ends with A.” After a public outcry, the sandwich was pulled from the menu. Last year, men’s clothing retailer Topman was forced to withdraw T-shirts that read: “I’m so sorry, but,” followed by excuses: “You provoked me . They’re most likely to tell their friends, who are least likely to understand the issue and least able to help.
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