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Book cover: the Queen's DaughterRape survivor Melissa McCormick will share her personal story during an event Friday at Canterbury College to promote women’s safety.

Evening dedicated to promoting women’s safety

Promising an evening of connection, compassion, and community, Canterbury College will promote women’s safety during “Fempowerment,” Friday, Feb. 7.

Starting at 6 p.m. in the college’s second-floor great room at 2500 University Ave. West, the event will feature:

  • a presentation by Melissa McCormick, author of the memoir The Queen’s Daughter, her story of trauma and survival; and
  • a session by Victim Services Windsor on planning to be safe on campus, at home, or on the internet.

Attendees will receive a copy of McCormick’s book and a safety whistle.

The event is free and open to all, but space is limited. Register before Feb. 5 by emailing cconnell@uwindsor.ca. The project was funded by the Women’s Campus Safety Grant.