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

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

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Sexual Violence Forum: What Really Informs Consent FlyerSexual Violence Forum: What Really Informs Consent?

When it comes to sexual violence, lack of consent is not simply a miscommunication between people that can be addressed through education.

In this one-day forum, we discuss the role of marginalization, power imbalances, privilege and accompanying notions of entitlement, and the many ways in which social disparities inform "consent" and patterns of sexual violence.

Date: February 28, 2018

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What's New

01.09.2018

This learning brief explores family factors associated with sibling abuse, including the role of children as caregivers, favoritism, poor parental modeling and external stressors, and collusion.

12.18.2017

In this issue-based newsletter, we use visuals, research, and lived experience to explain the main links between homelessness and violence...

12.14.2017

The Learning Network has produced a one-page research snapshot on sibling violence that captures essential facts on this common form of family violence.

12.06.2017

35,000 to 40,000 youth in Canada experience housing issues during the year.

12.06.2017

Sibling violence is a common form of family violence, however it is often overlooked.

Issue 23: Voices of Our Sisters - Poems on experiences of violence and homelessness

Issue 23: Voices of Our Sisters - Poems on experiences of violence and homelessness

We are honoured to present a collection of poems inspired by experiences of homelessness and violence.  The poets also offer eight actions that each of us can take to support our sisters. Please share their words, their experiences, their strengths, their vision for a kinder future.

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