Conerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre of Cobourg is on a mission.
Communications Manager Cathy Cunningham tells MBC that a team of three joining Horizons of Friendship in the nation.
Cunningham tells us that over the 10 days the groupis engaging with a number of groups in 5 different locales throughout the Western Highlands of Guatemala.
Cunningham says participating in this unique two-way learning opportunity is very valuable.
The team is involved in observations, presentations, workshops, discussions and meetings about the challenging Maternal, Newborn and Child Health situation, and its interrelationship with gender violence.
Cunningham says participating in this unique two-way learning opportunity is very important to Cornerstone. If we want to help end domestic and gender based violence locally, we need to start looking at it from a global scale.
Toxic masculinity in 2018 accounts for the deaths of 71 women in Canada in the first six months of this year alone.