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EVA Canada endorses Joint Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women: COVID-19 and the increase of domestic violence against women

EVA Canada joined with other equality-seeking and anti-violence organizations to endorse a joint submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women prepared by the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, Women’s Shelters Canada, West Coast LEAF, YWCA Canada,  National Association of Women and the Law, the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, and the Canadian […]

EVA Canada signs letter on the use of a restorative approach to an inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shooting

EVA Canada along with over twenty organizations across Canada working to reduce and eliminate gender-based violence signed a letter submitted to the federal and Nova Scotia provincial governments opposing the use of a restorative approach to an inquiry into the mass shooting in Nova Scotia. Read the full letter here. EVA Canada has also submitted […]

EVA Canada submits brief on Canada’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

On June 15, 2020, EVA Canada submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science, and Technology on Canada’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. In our brief we highlight the distinct impacts the COVID-19 pandemic holds for organizations and services dedicated to addressing and responding to gender-based violence, and for those […]

Ending Violence Association of Canada hosts webinar on sexual violence and COVID-19

On June 10, the Ending Violence Association of Canada hosted a webinar aimed at exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on sexual violence services and survivors. Sexual Violence & COVID-19: Frontline Perspectives brings together eight frontline workers, advocates, and organizational leaders from across the country to share their observations and experiences related to the distinct challenges […]

EVA Canada statement on police brutality and systemic racism against Black and Indigenous communities

EVA Canada stands in solidarity with Black and Indigenous communities in calling for justice and accountability for the long history and ongoing practice of police brutality and other forms of systemic racism. The recent acts of police brutality resulting in the deaths of Black and Indigenous people in the United States and Canada are distressing […]

14th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women

The 14th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women is taking place April 8-11, 2019 in Dallas, TX. The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide practical instruction, using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies, to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women.  For more […]

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