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

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

Feature Resource:

Issue 22: Women, Intimate Partner Violence, & Homelessness

Isse 22: Women, Intimate Partner Violence, & Homelessness 2 pages scatteredIn this issue-based newsletter, we use visuals, research, and lived experience to explain the main links between homelessness and violence; identify barriers to safe, secure, accessible, and affordable housing; highlight the resilience of women; and feature promising practices and resources.  Our goal—to increase awareness of the broader systemic and intersectional oppressions that create barriers to women’s safety and security. Time to change the narrative around women fleeing violence and experiencing homelessness!

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What's New

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.

09.14.2017

Approximately one third of Canadian women will first experience abuse in childhood.

05.04.2017

Approximately one third of Canadian women will first experience abuse in childhood.

05.04.2017

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

Upcoming Event: Sexual Violence Forum: What Really Informs Consent?

SEXUAL VIOLENCE FORUM: WHAT REALLY INFORMS CONSENT? Event Flyer

In this one-day forum, we discuss the many ways in which social disparities inform "consent" and patterns of sexual violence.

Date: February 28, 2018

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