Learning Network: Education, Research & Resources on Gender Based Violence

Learning Network: Education, Research & Resources on Gender Based Violence

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UPCOMING EVENT: The Ghomeshi Effect

Join us for a dance theatre performance addressing sexual violence in Canada.

DATE: Monday, October 29, 2018
TIME: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
LOCATION: Paul Davenport Theatre,Western University
Learn more & register.

Women with Disabilities & Housing, Learning Network Brief 35 - image of 3 pages scattered. Click for full PDF

Women with Disabilities & Housing

Learning Network Brief 35

This Learning Network Brief on Women with Disabilities and Housing is commissioned by DAWN-RAFH Canada and written by Doris Rajan.  It explores how systemic oppression and violence, such as violence that is the result of ableism or patriarchy, creates barriers to accessing services and finding accessible housing. It also provides strategies for change and housing design ideas from Indigenous, racialized, refugee women and women with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities.

View this Brief.

The Feminist EAAA Sexual Assault Resistance Program for Young Women in University
September 11, 2018

In this webinar, Dr Charlene Senn discusses the Enhanced Assess, Acknowledge, Act (EAAA) sexual assault resistance education program (aka Flip the Script).

View Webinar description and presentation slides.


image of 3 scattered pages from Issue 26.  Click for full PDF version. Issue 26: Intimate Partner Violence Against Immigrant and Refugee Women

Developed in collaboration with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI), this issue on Intimate Partner Violence Against Immigrant and Refugee Women will:

  • Counter common misconceptions related to IPV
  • Examine experiences of IPV
  • Consider the risk factors and vulnerabilities for IPV
  • Highlight the barriers faced when seeking safety and accessing services and supports
  • Share recommendations for successful violence prevention initiatives