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Thinking about the impacts the upcoming federal election could have on important issues, such as reproductive rights, gender-based violence, the experiences of marginalized communities, community violence and systemic inequalities?  Talking to local candidates in your community?  Going to a candidates’ …

OCRCC: Federal Election Toolkit Read More »

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As women’s advocates, we know that the threat of violence continues to loom too large as a reality in the lives of Indigenous girls and women in Canada. On average, Indigenous women aged 25 to 44 are five times more …

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: “pervasive, immediate and urgent” Read More »

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Testimony in a sexual assault case – which relies on a survivor’s willingness to provide it – has the power to make an unknown and often serious incident visible. Without the victim’s story, it can remain a secret, hidden forever. …

Sexual Assault Survivors know Dr. Blasey Ford’s impossible burden Read More »

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Sexual violence can impact anyone. But Canadian and global statistics tell us that the prevalence of sexual and relationship is gendered – that is, it is experienced at higher rates by women, girls and trans persons. Women and children in …

Poverty, Sexual Violence and Ontario Income Supports Read More »

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Historically, many cultures in which we live have recommended silence as a way to deal with uncomfortable issues such as sexual violence. Think about the ways in which our parents, grandparents, elders and communities have often dealt with difficult issues …

Education as Prevention: Youth, Sexual Violence and Mental Health Read More »

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The last few months have seen the public extremely engaged on issues related to sexual violence, safe workplaces and many others connected to gender equity. The election is an important time. In our experience, strong engagement from political candidates and parties makes a huge difference in prevention …

What will help Ontario Thrive? An Ontario that works to end sexual violence Read More »

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‘Draw The Line’ is an interactive campaign that aims to engage Ontarians in a dialogue about sexual violence. Get free posters, postcards and other resources. Go to: www.draw-the-line.ca Share this page:

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