|Suggestions for Members of Parliament and
The enclosed fact sheets expand on the tips
from the 'Violence: You Can Make A Difference' campaign and
were developed around the themes of: Violence Against Women,
Violence Against Children and Media Literacy.
You can become involved in this campaign
- Photocopying and circulating the 'Tips for
Action Against Violence' fact sheets to staff and your
- Having your constituency staff develop a
fist of the phone numbers of local women's shelters, children's
aid societies and municipal social services departments for quick
referral to callers seeking help.
- Incorporating some of the tips in your
constituency mailings or community newspaper column.
- Working with community groups to hold
'town hall' meetings. Invite participants to discuss how the media
works, what messages it conveys to us, and what effects it has on
all of us as consumers of video, audio and printed
- Promoting the federal government's
involvement in this initiative and support anti-violence