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  • Feminist Law Reform and Media Leadership E-Modules

    These free e-modules from Luke's Place help frontline workers in the Violence Against Women (VAW) sector learn advocacy and media leadership skills.

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    Luke's Place
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario Fact Sheets

    Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario has a series of fact sheets that can help people understand and address the types of abuse that older adults might experience while living at home or in long-term care. The fact sheets are available in both English and French. Topics include:

    • What is Elder Abuse?
    • Financial Abuse
    • Frauds and...

    Available in:
    English, Français
    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2022
  • Anishinabek resource for women leaving shelters

    The Anishinabek Nation's Nshiimenhiig (My Sisters Toolkit) is for women and girls leaving shelters and returning to their communities after experiencing intimate partner violence. It focuses on empowering them, promoting leadership, and developing culturally relevant and community-based solutions to violence.

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    AnishinabekNews.ca
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Gender-based violence risk identification and safety planning

    The Barbara Schlifer clinic has launched Rise Above Risk, a website for front-line service providers working with survivors of gender-based violence or those at risk of violence. The site helps users identify and assess risks, and create personalized safety and action plans using tools like educational modules and a questionnaire.

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Migrant women facing gender-based violence

    FCJ Refugee Centre has a Resources Toolkit for Migrant Women facing gender-based violence or human trafficking. It includes information on:

    • crisis lines and where to get immediate help
    • shelters, housing, food, and clothing resources
    • language interpretation, including American Sign Language
    • health, counselling,...

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    FCJ Refugee Centre
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Rural and remote survivors of intimate partner violence

    Luke’s Place has a toolkit on how to support survivors of intimate partner violence who live in rural or remote areas. The first section of the resource explains how living in a rural or remote location, or in a small community, impacts women experiencing intimate partner violence. The second section of the resource focuses on ways to support...

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    Luke's Place
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Moving out because of fear of violence or abuse

    Waterloo Community Legal Services has a tip sheet that explains how a person experiencing domestic violence or sexual abuse may be able to end their tenancy early. The tipsheet explains how to complete a Form N15 – Tenant’s Notice to End my Tenancy Because of Fear of Sexual or Domestic Violence and Abuse - and what must be included when giving...

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    Waterloo Region Community Legal Services (WRCLS)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Resources for people experiencing gender-based violence

    The Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH) has launched Mulberry, a website for people experiencing gender-based violence who need services and support. The site offers information in over 100 languages, and has a library of resources that can be accessed via the internet or a mobile device.

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Violence entre partenaires intimes: les considérations et recours juridiques en situation de violence – 2ème partie

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    Cette session abordera les considérations et recours juridiques pour les femmes qui décident de quitter une relation de violence et qui envisagent la séparation dans le cadre du droit de la famille et au-delà.

    Conférencières :
    Me Liliane Kalonji est directrice et avocate du Centre juridique pour femmes de...

    Available in:
    Français, Langue Des Signes Du Québec (LSQ)
    Format:
    Webinar
    Produced by:
    Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Podcasts éducatifs sur la violence faite aux femmes

    Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes a créé des podcasts éducatifs sur la violence faite aux femmes avec une perspective féministe intersectionnelle. L'épisode 1.02 de la série Elles Parlent de « …violence judiciaire dans les relations intimes » explore la violence judiciaire en tant que moyen de contrôle dans les situations,...

    Available in:
    Français
    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024