Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
This online course has been designed as a support for anyone who is concerned about people who experience intimate partner violence. Whether it is information you are seeking for yourself or because you are concerned about someone you know, it is our hope that you will find the content you need to feel supported and to take action. This course is structured into 4 lessons and will take about an hour to complete. You can stop and come back at any time.
This Backgrounder explores the terms domestic homicide, gender-related homicide, and femicide to strengthen understanding and promote prevention of these killings. Rather than competing, these terms are valuable for different reasons and serve to capture diverse phenomenon. They also share a common goal: to call attention to gender-based violence (GBV) and advocate for action to end GBV.
Just as sexual violence impacts youth “in real life (IRL)”, technology-facilitated sexual violence effects young people as well. If there are young people in your life, this brief outlines the things you can do to prevent technology-facilitated violence, including sexual violence.
This webinar discusses the unique experiences of female identified adolescents of African descent in Canada, and their experiences with gender based violence in schools. Specific attention is given to cultures of violence, how they manifest, and the need to attend to prevention, as opposed to the current focus on punishment, when addressing the intersectional experiences of Black girls.
This guide is a reference tool for those involved in in-person, virtual, or hybrid meetings that support trauma- and violence-informed practices. It provides suggestions for incorporating trauma- and violence-informed principles into planning, hosting, or attending meetings. Proactive consideration of how to make meeting contexts more trauma- and violence-informed can increase feelings of safety, trust, support, collaboration, empowerment, understanding, and connection for participants.