Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
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).
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.
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.