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This webpage is a centralized hub for resources related to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) from organizations across British Columbia, as well as key national and international research. We will continue to update this webpage as further resources become available.
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Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women Direction to Government on Taking Action to End Violence and Improve the Lives of Aboriginal Women in B.C.


In June 2011 when the Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women (MACAW) was established, it was mandated to provide advice to government on how to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal women across British Columbia. “Taking Action” is MACAW’s advice to the Province of British Columbia on the actions it must take to fulfill the vision of a life free of violence for Aboriginal women and girls.

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More Than Bricks & Mortar: A Rights-Based Strategy to Prevent Girl Homelessness in Canada


This report identifies pathways to, impacts of, and solutions to girl homelessness. Girls and women who have experienced poverty and homelessness led the direction, content and work of the project. The report argues that prevention and responses to girl homelessness must begin with the purpose of achieving girls’ basic human rights and especially freedom from male violence.

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Peer Research In Action: Ethical Issues

Wellesley Institute I Sarah Flicker, Brenda Roche, Adrian Guta This report addresses the dearth of data on peer research and tackles questions regarding the authenticity of community participation, how power differentials are addressed (if at all),...