International Women’s Day; Women standing with Women

Over 30 women marked International Women’s Day at Veterans Park (Photo by Justin Lethbridge)

By Justin Lethbridge Writer Women of all ages gathered at Veterans Park Friday in honour of International Women’s Day. Hosted by the ‘We Stand People Up’ women’s group, those who gathered danced in solidarity with women around the world, many of whom face the same obstacles that women in the Six Nation’s face. “When we look at rural communities around the globe, we’re looking at the same catastrophe of abuse of women,” Andrea Curley who helped organize the event told the Turtle Island News. “It doesn’t matter what part of the world you’re in, if you’re a girl or if you’re a woman, you are very often in danger in your lifetime. It seems to me that anybody my age, around my age, has somewhat had to raise themselves up…

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