Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Are We Ready to Change? A Lawyer’s Guide to Keeping Women and Children Safe in BC’s Family Law System
This report, with a focus on the voices of women survivors, provide an opportunity for lawyers and the legal system in BC to improve its response to family violence. It also provides some practical considerations for lawyers around screening and safety planning, and highlights areas of the Family Law Act that would benefit from thoughtful analysis, law reform, and/or strategic litigation.
This work centers 2SLGBTQQIA+ relatives and kin who are currently missing or went missing and were later found murdered, illustrating the history and background of how Two-Spirit and gender and sexually diverse Indigenous people have been affected by genocide and gendericide.
24 Hour Census Report (2020): A One-Day Look at Women’s Transition Housing and Support Programs in BC
This snapshot offers some insight into the realities of Women’s Transition Housing and Supports Programs in BC. In just 24 hours in 2020, 844 people were sheltered or supported in-person or remotely through Transition Housing Programs across BC. An additional 77 people were still waiting for services or had to be turned away.
On International Women’s Day 2021, Feminists Deliver celebrated movements and community building with a webinar where they asked “How can more of us contribute towards systemic and transformative changes to ultimately abolish white supremacy, patriarchy, and capitalism?”