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
Gender in Canada: A Companion Workbook
This workbook is designed fo first or second-year sociology of gender or gender studies courses, focusing on the Canadian context. It is divided into five topics – Theory and Concepts, Institutions, Work, Family and Intimate Relationships, and Bodies and Health – which mirror the content of a course in sociology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, SOCI 2240: Gender in Canada.
BC Gender Equality Report Card 2021/2022
The 2021/2022 Gender Equality Report Card assesses BC’s progress in advancing gender equality in economic security and access to healthcare.
Preventing Intimate Partner Violence in Two Spirit, Non Binary and Trans Communities, and Supporting Survivors
A toolkit for service providers to understand and address barriers and increase access to affirming supportive anti-violence services, as recommended by two-spirit, nonbinary and trans individuals themselves.
Reinventing Our Campuses: Creating Real Community Safety to Address Sexual Violence
The online forum brought together culturally and gender diverse survivor, student, and advocate perspectives on current realities related to gender-based sexual violence and oppressions on Canadian campuses, and what is needed to create inclusive, safe campuses.
Queering Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Response in Canada
This report presents the findings from a literature review, focus group, and interviews on what we know about the scale and scope of GBV impacting 2SLGBTQ+ communities, looking at the experiences of queer and trans Black, Indigenous and people of colour, refugees and newcomers, trans+ people, queer women, youth, sex workers, and people living rurally or remotely. This report then turns to existing violence prevention programs and points to the gaps and needs.
Punished By Design: The Criminalization of Trans & Queer Incarcerated Survivors
This report details how queer, trans, and gender nonconforming people are both disproportionately impacted by the criminal legal system and significantly more likely to be survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence.
Toolkit for Colour of Violence: Race, Gender & Anti-Violence Services
This companion toolkit accompanies the report “Colour of Violence: Race, Gender & Anti-Violence Services,” and details key barriers for racialized survivors seeking safety and offers best practices in developing anti-racist interventions that better supports Indigenous, Black, newcomer immigrant/refugee, and racialized survivors.