Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Gaslighting in Intimate Relationships: A Form of Coercive Control That You Need to Know More About
Gaslighting is abusive behaviour used to coercively control and gain power over another individual. This resource describes gaslighting and what it can look like in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV), examines potential impacts on survivors, and offers strategies for survivors experiencing gaslighting.
Equity is Safer: Human Rights Considerations for Policing Reform in British Columbia
The BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner’s (BCOHRC) written submission, “Equity is Safer: Human rights considerations for policing reform in British Columbia,” includes expert analysis of data from five police jurisdictions that reveals disturbing racial disparities in policing activities across B.C.
Courage to Act: Developing a National draft Framework to Address and Prevent Gender-Based Violence at Post-Secondary Institutions in Canada
The “Courage to Act” report captures promising practices, key policy areas, and prevention plans as the foundation of a framework to address and prevent gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions in Canada.
Resources for Gender Justice Advocates to Affirm And Support 2SLGBTQIA Gender-Based Violence Survivors on Post-Secondary Campuses
This is a toolkit of resources for gender justice advocates to support 2SLGBTQIA gender-based violence survivors on post-secondary campuses in Canada.
Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial
The booklet explains what happens when an accused person wants to plead not guilty to a summary offence. It’s designed to guide a self-represented person through the basic steps in the court process both before and at a trial.
Refugee Hearing Preparation: A Guide for Refugee Claimants
This guide explains how to prepare for a refugee hearing. The booklet has information about how to prepare the documents, important deadlines, the legal issues involved, and what happens at the hearing.
Mothers Leaving Abusive Partners: Family Law Information
This guide is for women with children who’ve been abused by their intimate partner, including a spouse or someone they were never in a relationship with but share a child with.
Live Safe, End Abuse
Live Safe, End Abuse is for people leaving an abusive partner. The resource contains information on what abuse is, how people can plan for their safety and protect their children, and who can help.