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Women’s Self-Defense Seminar for BWSS

Women’s Self-Defense Seminar for BWSS

Gracie Barra Vancouver & Raz Chan Fitness present Women’s Self-Defense Seminar to create a space where women can learn martial arts self-defense methods with a feminist approach. Instructors for the event: Raz Chan, Anica Simon, Max Rathburn, Norm Leung, Borhan Jiang, Murray Sogen When: Saturday, October 11 at 1pm-3pm Where: Gracie Barra Vancouver 2440 MainContinue Reading

The Complexity of Gender Violence When Intersecting with Women’s Migration

The Complexity of Gender Violence When Intersecting with Women’s Migration

The BC Coroners Service is currently conducting an inquest into the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez. Jimenez was a 42-year Mexican hotel worker who died while in the Canadian Border Service Agency’s custody. Prior to her scheduled deportation to Mexico, she hung herself while being detained at the Vancouver International Airport. She died eight daysContinue Reading

Women’s Support Groups at Battered Women’s Support Services

Women’s Support Groups at Battered Women’s Support Services

Support Groups at BWSS | 2014 BWSS Support Groups meet the needs of women who are or have been abused in their intimate relationships, women survivors of childhood sexual abuse, incest, and adult sexual assault. We design our support services to accommodate the social situations of marginalized women in regards to culture/ethnicity for women ofContinue Reading