Deb Singh is an activist feminist warrior and a settler on Turtle Island. She uses the tools of anti-oppression to transform hate into a tool for learning and healing. Sing is a survivor and an activist, counsellor with the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: Multicultural Women Against Rape.
She spoke at Speak UP! an event in memory of the Montreal Massacre at the Centre for Social Innovation about how language complicates society's views on violence. She talks about the importance of focusing on women's experiences above all and how journalists have covered the recent string of sexual assaults in Toronto earlier this year.
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