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

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

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three pages from Issue 24 scatteredIssue 24: LGBTQ2S Youth, Violence, and Homelessness

This Learning Network newsletter:

  • describes the violence experienced by LGBTQ2S youth and its links with homelessness
  • discusses the impacts of violence and homelessness for LGBTQ2S youth
  • shares the voices of LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness through quotes from research conducted by Dr. Alex Abramovich
  • shares community supports and promising practices for ending LGBTQ2S youth homelessness and violence

This newsletter was done in partnership with Dr. Alex Abramovich who is a Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and an Assistant Professor at University of Toronto.
 
Please join us in raising awareness and ending LGBTQ2S youth homelessness by sharing widely with your networks.

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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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