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Approximately one third of Canadian women will first experience abuse in childhood. Many of these women will continue to experience violence across the life course; some will use violence in subsequent peer, intimate, or family relationships.


1 in 5 women murdered in Ontario from 1974 to 2012 was 55 years or older.


This learning brief examines femicide of women who are older. Dr. Myrna Dawson and Danielle Sutton at the University of Guelph examined the killing of 452 older women (55 yrs. & older) in Ontario over a 38-year period (1974 to 2012).


This discussion paper is informed by the Learning Network Knowledge Exchange on gender diversity in the violence against women sector (VAW) held in Toronto, Ontario in November 2016. It includes key themes which emerged from the panel presentations and discussions by participants including barriers to gender diversity in the VAW sector and recommendations for consideration.


OAITH proudly presents the 2017 Provincial Training Day- Leaving No One Behind: Expanding our Reach in Gender-Based Violence Approaches. Join us on Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 for a full-day of events to learn and engage in innovative action-focused strategies to support survivors of gender-based violence. Please share the poster within your organizations.


Violence against women who are older is a global phenomenon, and this problem may increase in prevalence with our aging population.


With an increasing need for training curriculums on gender-based violence (GBV), it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages associated with available educational options in order to determine which may best suit an organization’s or individuals’ needs or purpose.


Check out our latest infographic that explains rape culture using Canadian examples:


The Learning Network conducted an external evaluation o


The Learning Network, OAITH, and OCRCC hosted a knowledge exchange on intimate partner sexual violence in February 2016.