MindFreedom endorses this important protest in Toronto, Canada of forced electroshock.

  • Meeting
When May 13, 2007
from 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
Where Toronto, Montreal & Ireland
Contact Name
Contact Phone 416-545-0796
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Mother’s Day protests of electroshock are now planned in Montreal, Toronto and Ireland.

The below event is in Queen’s Park; Toronto, Canada.

From Bonnie Burstow at bburstow@oise.utoronto.ca:

Join us for an anti-shock Mother’s Day event in Toronto Canada

May 13, 2007 from 2 to 4 pm in front of Queen’s Park

(march begins at the Clarke Institute, 250 College Street at 1:15 pm)

The Gentleman’s way to beat up a woman -Ollie May Bozarth (1976)

  • Electroshock is touted as the treatment of choice for post-partum depression
  • Women receive electroshock 2-3 times as much as men
  • Elderly women are the greatest risk of electroshock- 52% of electroshock treatments are given to women over 60

Proudly Sponsored by: CAPA (Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault); Sistering; and The Centre for Women and Trans People at York University

Proudly Endorsed by: Ontario Coalition Against Poverty; The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/ Multicultural Women Against Rape; Lunatic Liberation Front; Mind Freedom International; School for Disability Studies at Ryerson University; Greenspiration; Resistance Against Psychiatry; The Centre for Women’s Studies in Education at OISE/UT; The Transformative Leaning Centre at OISE/UT; Friendly Spike Theatre Band; Canadian Alliance for Rights in Health Care; Parkdale Community Legal Services; Street Health;The Edmund Yu Project; Street Health; and Mad Students Guerillas; Women’s Counselling Referral and Education Centre; Action Autonomie; Call Us Crazy; York University Access Centre; Toronto Disaster Relief Committee; Ithaca Mental Patients Advocacy Coalition; Assaulted Women and Children Counsellor Advocate Program, George Brown College.

For more information or to get involved call Don Weitz 416-545-0796 or email Shaindl Diamond at sdiamond@oise.utoronto.ca.

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) BYOMAG (Bring Your Own Mother and Grandmother)

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