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Recent Ending Violence Blog Posts

Battered Women’s Support Services Strategic Interventions hosts three Trauma Workshops with Maureen McEvoy

Battered Women’s Support Services Strategic Interventions hosts three Trauma Workshops with Maureen McEvoy

Strategic Interventions is a social enterprise of BWSS. Revenue generated from training workshops goes toward facilitator fees and BWSS critical programs and services. Through Strategic Interventions, we host training and events in Vancouver, across BC and in other regions of Canada with the goal of professional development for front line workers, social service providers, advocates,Continue Reading

Making the Invisible Visible: Time to Create Change

Making the Invisible Visible: Time to Create Change

  by Rona Amiri, BWSS Violence Prevention Coordinator The increase in new media and communications has significantly advanced our awareness of gender based violence. What was previously invisible is now visible in a very public way; moments where individuals thought were private are now public and are being shared in the media and on socialContinue Reading

Open Letter to Canadian MPs: Say No to Bill C-13

Open Letter to Canadian MPs: Say No to Bill C-13

Today, the House of Commons votes on Bill C-13 which ties the government’s response to cyber-bullying and online misogyny to increased state surveillance and law enforcement powers more generally. Battered Women’s Support Services joined advocates and organizations concerned with women’s equality online and is calling Members of Parliament to vote against Bill C-13. We’re demanding accountability forContinue Reading