MindFreedom endorses this important protest in Toronto, Canada of forced electroshock.
|When|| May 13, 2007
from 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
|Where||Toronto, Montreal & Ireland|
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org:
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 email@example.com.
BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) BYOMAG (Bring Your Own Mother and Grandmother)