Learning and Knowledge Exchanges

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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