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

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

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Gender Diveristy in the VAW Sector: Identifying Barriers and Recommendations for Consideration - Report Cover & 2 interior pagesGender Diversity in the VAW Sector: Identifying the Barriers and Recommendations for Consideration

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. After you have read the paper, we hope you will join the discussion (Twitter: #GenderDiversityKE) or send us your thoughts about the paper and possible next steps for enhancing gender inclusivity in the VAW sector (vawln@uwo.ca).
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What's New


OAITH proudly presents the 2017 Provincial Training Day- Leaving No One Behind: Expanding our Reach in Gender-Based Violence Approaches.


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 orde


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


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

The Link between Boys' Victimization & Adult Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence: Opportunities for Prevention across the Life Course

This paper reviews the evidence supporting the link between victimization as a boy and IPV perpetration as an adult. It then outlines evidence-based and promising prevention programs for boys and men by life stage. Considerations and future directions for health and its community partners are provided.

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