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International Human Rights Day ~ Resisting the Backlash Against Women’s Human Rights

International Human Rights Day ~ Resisting the Backlash Against Women’s Human Rights

by Ela Esra Gunad BWSS Manager of Communications and Resource Development December 10th is International Human Rights Day, a day to bring attention to the fundamental proposition in the Universal Declaration that states each one of us, everywhere, at all times is entitled to the full range of human rights which belong equally to each…

Chronic Pain Self-Management ~ BWSS Indigenous Women’s Program

Chronic Pain Self-Management ~ BWSS Indigenous Women’s Program

This is a 6 week program for women living with chronic pain to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life. Participants will receive: • The Companion book “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions”. • The “Chronic Pain Workbook” • The “Moving Easy” CD. Participants should attend all six sessions to get the maximum…

A Space for Every Woman to Grow

A Space for Every Woman to Grow

By Faiza Khalil BWSS Crisis Line Volunteer As a recent UBC graduate looking for opportunities with an altruistic, progressive, and socially responsible organization, I came across Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) two years ago. Since then I have  become very passionate about being involved in ending violence against girls and women. My journey at BWSS…