Battered Women’s Support Services Marks National Day Of Remembrance And Action On Violence Against Women

Battered Women’s Support Services Marks National Day Of Remembrance And Action On Violence Against Women

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release December 4, 2015 BATTERED WOMEN’S SUPPPORT SERVICES MARKS NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE AND ACTION ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Twenty-six years after the École Polytechnique Massacre in Montreal, little has changed when it comes to the “war on women”. “While violence against women is not inevitable it continues to persist.” Said… Continue Reading >>

Thank you for your commitment to ending violence against women!

Thank you for your commitment to ending violence against women!

Thank you for your Giving Tuesday donation!  Thank you also to those who amplified their Giving Tuesday message by sharing a “The Violence Stops Here” photo on Twitter!  We are truly grateful. Your gift goes directly to fund our critical and essential support services helping end the violence in women’s lives. We are so very… Continue Reading >>

Thank you for joining us at Breaking the Silos

Thank you for joining us at Breaking the Silos

Last Wednesday, November 25, 2015, over 130 people commemorated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with Battered Women’s Support Services at Breaking the Silos. We are so grateful to our sponsors, all those who donated to fabulous items to our silent auction and the generous donations made by our guests.  We are… Continue Reading >>

16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women All around the world, violence against girls and women continues as one of the most destructive and tolerated human rights violations, a result of historic, legal and social gendered inequality and discrimination.  Roots of violence against girls and women are deep and a defining indicator… Continue Reading >>

Breaking the Silos: Violence Against Women, Resource Extraction and Climate Change

Breaking the Silos: Violence Against Women, Resource Extraction and Climate Change

On November 25th the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, BWSS hosts Breaking the Silos. Breaking the Silos will invite our community to join with women around the world to mobilize and show our resistance to environmental and social degradation. Breaking the Silos has become a chance to uplift our voices about… Continue Reading >>

This Holiday Season #BuyItFwd

This Holiday Season #BuyItFwd

Buy Local and Social When you’re looking to make a difference, there are a variety of ways you can use your power, your dollar, and your voice. At the moment, our society is driven by consumerism.  An excellent way to benefit your own budget, contribute to healthier environment, and get your shopping done is to… Continue Reading >>

Women and HIV Forum The realities of violence and criminalization

Women and HIV Forum The realities of violence and criminalization

An educational and ground breaking forum that convenes specialized front-line workers, lawyers, anti-violence educators, women living with HIV, and feminist thinkers to illuminate pressing issues for women living with HIV, including criminalization of nondisclosure. Friday, December 4th 2015 1700 LABATT HALL HARBOUR CENTRE 515 WEST HASTINGS ST. VANCOUVER, BC V6B 5K3 Power point presentations, Educational… Continue Reading >>

Compassion In A Kiss World Premiere

Compassion In A Kiss World Premiere

November 25 2015 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Sexual violence against women continues to be a prevalent social issue in Canada. While the majority of incidents of sexual violence go unreported we do know nine out of ten of sexual assaults reported to the police are by women and in almost… Continue Reading >>

BWSS commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Nov 25 by presenting a unique and memorable event.

BWSS commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Nov 25 by presenting a unique and memorable event.

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release November 12, 2015 BATTERED WOMEN’S SUPPORT SERVICES PRESENTS ‘BREAKING THE SILOS’ Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25, 2015 by presenting a unique and memorable event. Breaking the Silos is the theme for BWSS’s 2015 fundraising gala and it will… Continue Reading >>