Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
This report is based on a survey of 820 participants across Canada on the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 on transgender and non-binary people in Canada. Results indicate that a majority of trans and non-binary people in Canada are experiencing both negative financial and negative social impacts of COVID-19.
Rooting Resilience: A Needs Assessment about Women with Disabilities, Gender-Based violence, and the Potential of Peer Support Services
This report summarizes the experiences of women and girls with disabilities experiencing gender-based violence at disproportionately high rates, and provides an exploration on the potential of peer support model for services to be adapted to meet the unique needs of women and girls with disabilities.
This is a joint submission by Indigenous Climate Action and Union of BC Indian Chiefs to Karima Bennoune, United Nations Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights, on various resource development projects within Indigenous territories which is forcing more land dispossession and threatening Indigenous cultural heritage.
This report lays out the importance of second stage shelters in breaking the cycle of abuse for survivors. Second stage shelters are an integral aspect of the continuum of supports for IPV survivors, providing them with the time and space to heal, plan for the future, and achieve independence and housing stability.
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This report, which compiles hundreds of surveys filled out by migrant care workers during COVID-19, tells a story of entrapment, long hours, and thousands of dollars in stolen wages. It shows the enormous power employers have to abuse and exploit migrant care workers, and the ways in which migrant women are refusing to be silent.
The BC Gender Equality Report Card 2019/2020 assesses the B.C government’s progress in advancing human rights and gender justice between December 2018 and early April 2020. It explores six issue areas: access to justice; economic security; freedom from gender-based violence; health care; justice for people who are criminalized; and the rights of parents, children, and youth.