Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Supporting Youth Experiencing Technology-Facilitated Sexual Violence
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.
Guidelines for Planning and Facilitating Trauma- and Violence-Informed Meetings
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.
Seeking a Peace Bond: A Guide
This resource is for anyone in BC who fears for their safety and seeks an order from the court providing protection from a specific person or people. A peace bond may be the best option for you if the person you are seeking protection from does not fall within the definition of “family member” in the Family Law Act.
Coercive Control During Intimate Partner Violence: What About Children?
This Learning Network and Knowledge Hub infographic focuses on how children and parents experience coercive control during intimate partner violence, and what service providers can do to support children.
Gender in Canada: A Companion Workbook
This workbook is designed fo first or second-year sociology of gender or gender studies courses, focusing on the Canadian context. It is divided into five topics – Theory and Concepts, Institutions, Work, Family and Intimate Relationships, and Bodies and Health – which mirror the content of a course in sociology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, SOCI 2240: Gender in Canada.
Responding to Critical Incidents of Sexual Violence at Post-Secondary Institutions
This workbook introduces a model for responding to critical incidents of sexual violence and offers a model for how to address harm, reduce risk, and work toward positive outcomes for people affected by sexual violence in the campus community.
Take Action Against Toxic Hush
Online hate – especially against women and gender-diverse people with intersectional identities – threatens the equity, diversity and inclusion gains we’ve made. This action kit was created as a part of Informed Opinions’ Toxic Hush campaign, an urgent response to the silencing of voices that are already chronically under-represented in public conversations.
Survivor-Centered Research: Guidelines, Principles, & Resources
This toolkit presents a set of guidelines for researching the institutional and personal harms caused by sexual violence. We began developing this toolkit as a way for our research team to think through and reflect on the ethics and practices of survivor-centered research.