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

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

Mobilizing knowledge to end gender-based violence

The Learning Network is a valuable source of evidence-informed resources for individuals, service providers, and organizations working to end violence against women and other forms of gender-based violence.

Latest Resources & Upcoming Events:

Upcoming Forum on Traumatic Brain Injusry and VAW - click for plaintextViolence Against Women & Traumatic Brain Injury

This Forum will present emerging research on and promising practices for supporting self-identified women who have experienced intimate partner violence and/or sexual violence related traumatic brain injury.

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Novotel, 45 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON M5E 1W2

Learn more about the Forum here.


 

Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose photo Watch our latest webinar recording: Indigenous Cultural Responsiveness Theory (ICRT): a New Tool for Improving Health Outcomes for FNMI (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) peoples

Presented by: Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology & Counselling, University of Regina
Learn more.

Violence Against Women Living with Disabilities in Canada infographic Violence Against Women Living with Disabilities in Canada Infographic

Women living with disabilities experience disproportionately high rates of violence.  In this Learning Network infographic, we share recently released evidence from Statistics Canada. These statistics point out the importance of including and centering women living with disabilities in service provision and effective violence prevention.

View this Infographic.

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

Understanding immigrant women’s experiences and responses to intimate partner violence: looking beyond the ‘cultural’ framing
Vathsala Illesinghe, MD, PhD Policy Studies student, Ryerson University
Fazia Mohammed, Community Programs Manager, Interval House & a community member with lived experiences of intimate partner violence
October 30, 2018

View Webinar description and presentation slides.