Category: Campaigns & Education

OCRCC: Federal Election Toolkit

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’ …

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Take Back the Night: Speak out against gendered violence

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Supporting Sexual Violence Survivors

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Ontario Sexual Assault Centres: What We Do

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

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 …

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

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. …

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Poverty, Sexual Violence and Ontario Income Supports

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 …

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Education as Prevention: Youth, Sexual Violence and Mental Health

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 …

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

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 …

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Draw the Line

‘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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