This FAQ is tailored to Educators and School Administrators. It may be a helpful tool for Gender-Based Violence Public Educators who have experienced barriers conducting prevention trainings in secondary schools due to fear that sexual violence conversations may impact their students mental health. This FAQ answers questions to the following pertinent questions: What is mental health, mental illness, and why is […]
What is Draw the Line? Sexual violence is a reality in Ontario. It is present in every city and community across the province and impacts the lives of our friends, family members and colleagues. Sexual violence can and must be eradicated. Since the early 1970s, community-based, grassroots organizations have been working tirelessly to stamp out […]
As part of EVA BC’s Western Canada Sexual Assault Initiative funded by Status of Women Canada, Campus Sexual Violence: Guidelines for a Comprehensive Response and the Overview of Guidelines have been developed to support university and college campus communities in their response to sexual violence. The guidelines assist in the development and revision of policies […]
This is a series of practice tips shared from EVA BC for responding to disclosures of sexual assault that were developed as part of their Western Canada Sexual Assault Initiative funded by Status of Women Canada. They are tailored to various sectors that include anti-violence workers, Indigenous services, child protection workers, settlement services, police, sheriffs, […]
A resource by the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General that provides information about identifying the warning signs of abuse and the ways to help: Is someone you know being abused? Do you know the warning signs?