Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
From Hate to Hope: Inquiry into Hate in the COVID-19 Pandemic
In August 2021, BC’s Human Rights Commissioner launched an Inquiry into the rise of hate in B.C. during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2023, the Commissioner released her findings and recommendations
Responding to Hate Toolkit: Combat Anti-Asian Racism by Taking Action
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Asian Canadians have been the subject of racist assaults and bigoted taunts. This guide sets out your rights and resources when you are the victim of or a witness to racist incidents.
Day After Day: Promoting Healthy Masculinities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The goals and impact of the White Ribbon campaign as well as the intersections between gender-based violence, masculinities and the COVID-19 era. White Ribbon also shares useful tools and practices in the promotion of healthy masculinities.
The Road to Safety: Indigenous Survivors in BC Speak Out against Intimate Partner Violence during the COVID-19 Pandemic
This report highlights the experiences of Indigenous survivors in B.C experiencing intimate partner violence during the pandemic. For Indigenous women and gender diverse people, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating the pre-existing reality of gendered colonial violence, and survey findings show that Indigenous women and gender diverse people are experiencing an increase in the frequency and severity of intimate partner violence (IPV).
Resetting Normal Report 5: The Impacts of COVID-19 on First Nations, Metis and Inuit Youth
This report sheds light on the realities of Indigenous girls, two-spirit, and gender diverse youth. It explores the impact of the pandemic on Indigenous youth and gender-based violence, and shares recommendations for how to better serve First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth moving forward.
Guidance for Researchers Conducting Trauma- and Violence-Informed Community-Based Research During a Pandemic, Natural Disaster, Crisis, or other Emergency Situation
This guidance document has been developed for researchers conducting community-based intervention research with people who have experienced gender-based violence. The documents provides considerations for how to safely and effectively introduce or continue research related to gender-based violence health and education programs during and after traumatic events such as natural disasters, epidemics, and pandemics.
Another Year: Anti-Asian Racism Across Canada Two Years Into the COVID-19 Pandemic
This report details the rise in anti-Asian racism across Canada. The report uses data from website platforms hosted by the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter and Project 1907 which collected self-reported and witness-reported incidents of anti-Asian racism and xenophobia in Canada during the pandemic.
Learning Lessons from a Pandemic: Building Knowledge on Disaster Preparedness and Gender Based Violence
This national study is meant to inform ongoing work related to GBV shelters’ responses to disaster and crisis
management—with a particular focus on lessons being learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.