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This webpage is a centralized hub for resources related to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) from organizations across British Columbia, as well as key national and international research. We will continue to update this webpage as further resources become available.
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Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women Direction to Government on Taking Action to End Violence and Improve the Lives of Aboriginal Women in B.C.


In June 2011 when the Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women (MACAW) was established, it was mandated to provide advice to government on how to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal women across British Columbia. “Taking Action” is MACAW’s advice to the Province of British Columbia on the actions it must take to fulfill the vision of a life free of violence for Aboriginal women and girls.

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Kanawayhitowin Training Video


The Kanawayhitowin video is a 18-minute, documentary which provides critical information about how Indigenous families, and communities are impacted by abuse. Members of the Indigenous community who work with the women and their families as well as key community members share their own experiences as well as inspiring messages emphasizing the importance of community involvement in educating others about the issue and to work toward putting an end to domestic violence in our communities.

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Finding Dawn


This is compelling documentary that puts a human face on the epidemic of missing or murdered Indigenous women in Canada. The film takes a journey into the heart of Indigenous women’s experience, from Vancouver’s skid row, down the Highway of Tears in northern BC, and on to Saskatoon, where the murders and disappearances of these women remain unsolved.

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