Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Criminalized Black Women’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence in Canada
This study addresses Black women’s victimization and criminalization by examining the ways in which criminalized Black women’s intersecting identities of race, class, and gender influence how they perceive, experience, and respond to intimate partner violence (IPV).
Contextualizing the Experiences of Black Women Arrested for Intimate Partner Violence in Canada
This study examines Black women’s experiences with the police in the context of IPV, from the perspectives of Black women. Issues of race, racism, oppression, subordination, and their intersections with Black women’s experiences of IPV, and their encounters with the police are explored.
It is important that educators know how to support their students in learning how control within relationships occurs along a spectrum and how to address some of the specific control tactics concerns.
Black Women in Canada
This short report examines the specific experience of Black women and girls in Canada and is part of a larger project examining Canada’s progress on achieving women’s rights and gender equality.
Sexual Violence Advocacy and Campus Communities: SV Campus Policies
This brief provides context for current sexual violence policies on post-secondary campuses and highlights the critical role of collective advocacy for bringing about change on campuses across Canada.
Senior Women Face Disproportionate Rates of Family Violence
The 2021 Statistics Canada report on police-reported violence against seniors (65-89) reveals that senior women are more likely to face family violence than senior men. This includes violence from spouses, children, siblings, and other family, like grandchildren.
Right to Housing and Violence Against Women
This brief explores the connections between the right to housing, homelessness, and violence against women, and highlights the key barriers survivors face in obtaining safe, adequate and permanent housing.
Reproductive Coercion Against Intimate Partners: A Violation of Rights
This backgrounder provides details on reproductive coercion in intimate relationships. Reproductive coercion is a form of coercive control that involves removing an individual’s autonomy to make decisions about their health, body, and sexual activity.