Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Empowering Non-Status, Refugee, and Immigrant Women Who Experience Violence
This report rasises awareness about the prevalence of violence against non status, refugee and immigrant women survivors and the damaging impact of intimate partner violence on the individual woman survivor, her children, the family and the community.
Toolkit for Lawyers: Best Practices in Working with Battered Immigrant Women
This toolkit addresses some of the common challenges faced by lawyers working with battered immigrant women, and provides tools and strategies that enhance effective communication with, and legal representation of women.
Toolkit for Immigrant Women Working with a Lawyer
This resource is for all immigrant women who have experienced violence and are going through the legal system. Using this resource will help you be more prepared to work with your legal aid lawyer or any lawyer.
Research Ethics: A Guide for Community Organizations
This document aims to share our knowledge around research ethics, to empower us in our work, and to reduce the potential harms that participation in research/evaluation has had on some impoverished and/or criminalized client populations. These guidelines are intended for groups that work with recipient populations that are impoverished, criminalized or otherwise socially marginalized or isolated.
Community-Based Participatory Research: A Training Manual for Community-Based Researchers
The goal of this toolkit is to help develop a basic understanding of community-based participatory research concepts and methodologies, such that community members can participate meaningfully in the different phases of the research process (including planning, data collection, data analysis, dissemination of findings, and action) in their community.
Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside
A short film that documents the history of the annual women’s memorial march in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. By focusing on the voices of women who live, love, and work in the Downtown Eastside this film debunks the sensationalism surrounding a neighbourhood deeply misunderstood, and celebrates the complex and diverse realities of women organizing for justice.
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.
Involving Men in Ending Violence Against Women
This article explores gender alliances and male involvement in activities to end gender-based violence against women, setting the British Columbia experience within a larger movement.