International Women's Day Fundraiser


Celebrate International Women’s Day with REED at our third annual fundraiser for sexually exploited women, Raising Hope. Guests will arrive to music by local jazz artist Monica Siu and hors d’oeuvres and wine, followed by an address by guest speaker Daphne Bramham, Vancouver based award-winning journalist and author.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about REED, to support our work, and to meet others who care about justice and women in our city.  We will highlight one woman and honour her with our third annual REED award, someone who we believe has made an outstanding contribution to resisting exploitation and embracing dignity. 

March 9, 2017

Event Schedule.


6:30pm
Music & Appetizers

7:30pm
Presentation

8:00pm
REED Award

Guest speaker.

Daphne Bramham, Columnist Vancouver Sun


Daphne Bramham is a Vancouver-based journalist and author. She has written extensively about the children’s rights, women’s rights and even animal rights.

A columnist for the Vancouver Sun since 2000, she was a finalist for the 2012 National Newspaper Award for column writing, an award she won in 2004. In 2004, she also received the Jack Webster Award for commentator of the year.

A three-time winner of the Beyond Borders award for stories on the exploitation of children, she received the Rosemary Brown Award for Women in 2015.

Purchase Your Tickets

Come for an evening of bold inspiration. Invite others who are passionate about justice and who want to make a difference in the lives of sexually exploited women in Vancouver. 

Buy your early bird tickets before March 2 for $50 each. After March 2 tickets will be sold for $60 each online and at the door.

The University Women's Club of Vancouver at Hycroft


1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver, BC V6H 1V1

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Since 2005 REED has been standing in solidarity and struggle with women who have been sexually exploited and trafficked into the sex industry. We consider it a privilege to share in mutual transformation with women who are surviving the effects of a sexualized and violent culture.

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