Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Successful Tenancies: Exploring Survivors’ Experiences in the Private Rental Market in Toronto
Gender-based violence is a common cause of homelessness among women and gender-diverse people in Toronto and survivors face unique challenges to housing. This research contains findings from community-based research undertaken with women and gender-diverse people who have experienced gender-based violence and currently live in or are trying to access private rental housing in Toronto. The report shares their experiences and unique challenges to housing, including hidden homelessness, discrimination from landlords, and income insecurity.
Rights Back at You
In each episode of the Peace by Piece podcast, we identify tools and approaches that breakdown gender-based violence, unpack the systems that perpetuate violence, and piece together how we can confront and stop gender-based violence all together.
Intentionally Marginalized Communities: The Violence We See in Relationships, Families and Systems in Canada
Through this webinar, participants gain knowledge, understanding and insights into the concept and experience of violence in intentionally marginalized communities.
Policy, Program, and Practices Review Guide: Strengthening Supports and Services for Muslim Women and Girls Facing Gender-based Violence
This guide has been developed as part of Canadian Council of Muslim Women’s Gender-Based Violence (GBV) project, which focuses on identifying and addressing the barriers to supports and services for Muslim women and girls facing GBV.
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.
Colour of Violence: Race, Gender & Anti-Violence Services
A community-based research project to better understand and raise awareness on the experiences of Indigenous, Black, newcomer immigrant/refugee, and racialized survivors accessing gender-based violence services in B.C.
Submission to the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Regarding Immigration Detention in Provincial Correctional Facilities
This submission argues that international human rights standards indicate that immigration detention should never be punitive in nature and must not take place in facilities intended to house individuals accused or convicted of a criminal act. This submission further argues that the practice of holding immigration detainees in provincial correctional centres in B.C must end.
My Refugee Claim: Orientation Booklet
This orientation booklet helps you to understand where you are in the refugee claim process and how to prepare yourself for the next steps.