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ecole polytechnique

The Dec. 6, 1989 attack still feels disturbingly relevant.
An open letter from survivors of gun violence and the families of victims.
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There are a growing number of people who spurn the words "feminism" and "feminist" even though they support women's rights and equality. It seems there's widespread misunderstanding about what these terms mean. And the message that sends to youth about the ideals of gender equality concerns us deeply
On December 6, 1989 a 25-year-old man armed with a rifle and a hunting knife, killed 14 women studying at the technical college before turning the gun on himself. He said that his motives were to fight feminism. It's easy for us to sit back and pretend that women aren't being killed because of their sex nowadays. But the fact of the matter is, it continues to happen.
From left to right: Sonia Pelletier, Nathalie Croteau Currently there are about 2,000 female engineering students enrolled