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  • 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

    Enregistré le 1 février

    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
  • Violence entre partenaires intimes: le plan de sécurité selon l’approche féministe – 1ère partie

    Enregistré le 23 janvier

    Cette session abordera le plan de sécurité selon l’approche féministe et donnera une vue générale sur le phénomène de la violence entre partenaires intimes (VPI) et ses impacts. Les personnes participantes seront outillées afin de reconnaître les signes et le cycle de la VPI.

    Conférencières :
    Dada Gasirabo est...

    Available in:
    Français
    Format:
    Webinar
    Produced by:
    Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2024
  • Supporting After Separation

    Luke’s Place has a resource to help people support survivors of abuse after they separate from their abusers. Supporting After Separation helps the family and friends of a survivor:

    • understand the impact that violence has on a family
    • communicate with the survivor in a healthy and effective way
    • help the survivor understand...

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    Luke's Place
    Produced/Updated In:
    2023
  • Non-disclosure agreements

    A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a legal document that limits what information the person that signs it can share with others. The Learning Network of the University of Western Ontario has a backgrounder with some myths, facts, and tips on NDAs. Survivors of...

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    The Learning Network
    Produced/Updated In:
    2023
  • Elder abuse in LGBTQI+ Communities

    The Learning Network also has a recorded webinar, slides, and related resources on how to prevent elder abuse, including financial abuse, in LGBTQI+ communities. The webinar has key findings from existing research, initiatives related to elder abuse, and strategies to prevent and reduce elder abuse.

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Webinar - External
    Produced/Updated In:
    2023
  • Digital safety

    Tech Safety Canada, a project of Women’s Shelters Canada, has 6 digital toolkits to help people stay safe online and support them if they’ve experienced gender-based violence through the use of technology. For example, this could include domestic violence, harassment, stalking, sexual assault, identity theft, and the filming and sharing of...

    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    Tech Safety Canada
    Produced/Updated In:
    2023