Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
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.
Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence in Response to the Extreme Intoxication Defence
This brief identifies how the extreme intoxication defence has been used in the past, explores the implications of the defence for survivors of sexual violence, and shares best practices for talking to survivors about the defence.
Sheltering Pets and People: A Toolkit for Women’s Transition House and Support Programs
This toolkit offers an overview of the connections between violence against women and animals, as well as a broad range of practical tools and strategies for supporting pets in Transition House, Second Stage and Safe Home programs, including sample policies and forms.
Self Worth Toolkit
A zine by and for youth that discusses how important it is to know your self-worth in the context of unhealthy relationships, violence prevention, and maintaining safety.
Safety Planning and Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit for Survivors and Supporters
In situations of domestic violence, survival can become criminalized in unexpected and chilling ways. What can concrete support for intimate partner violence survivors look like from a prison abolitionist perspective? What can it look like in practice to support survivors while being acutely aware of both the dangers of abuse and the overwhelming violence of the criminal legal system?
Safety Planning : A Toolkit for Survivors
This safety plan is an adaptable tool to help keep you safe in your ever-changing situation. Violence against women continues as an epidemic. Planning for safety can be one way to take back power in abusive relationships. Although you can’t control an intimate partner’s use of violence, planning for safety can help you evaluate, define options and opportunities for liberation and safety.
Responding to Hate Toolkit: Combat Anti-Asian Racism by Taking Action
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Asian Canadians have been the subject of racist assaults and bigoted taunts. This guide sets out your rights and resources when you are the victim of or a witness to racist incidents.
Preventing Teen Dating Violence: How Educators Can Make a Difference
Teen dating violence is a serious problem in Canada, but steps can be taken to prevent it from occurring. This toolkit is a guide for educators to get involved in preventing and intervening in teen dating violence.