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Understanding Online Coercive Control

Understanding Online Coercive Control

Understanding Online Coercive Control in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence Safety Resource Blog Week Five   Nowadays, many survivors' journeys to seeking safety from an abusive relationship start with technology. Technology is a powerful ally. Whether it's...

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Honouring Mothers: The Reality of Violence in Motherhood

Honouring Mothers: The Reality of Violence in Motherhood

Honouring Mothers: The Reality of Violence in Motherhood As Mother’s Day approaches, it’s a time for celebration and reflection, a moment to honour the incredible sacrifices and love that mothers around the world offer to their families and our communities. Yet,...

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Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Recognizing Red Flags: Signs of an Abusive Relationship Safety Resource Blog Week Four   Last week’s resource, we discussed the differences between a toxic relationship and an abusive relationship. So, in this resource, let's dive into the everyday warning signs...

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Toxic Relationships vs. Abusive Relationships

Toxic Relationships vs. Abusive Relationships

Toxic Relationships vs. Abusive Relationships Safety Resource Blog Week Three For today’s resource, we will be distinguishing the differences between toxic and abusive dynamics, which is a must when moving through the complexities of human connections. While both...

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I’m sorry, I promise it won’t happen again!

I’m sorry, I promise it won’t happen again!

Perhaps your partner yelled insults at you, or maybe they pushed you when they were drunk or high and later apologized. What if they promise it will never happen again? Or maybe you found out that your partner used to harass their ex-girlfriend at work. However, they...

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23rd Sexual Assault Awareness Month – SAAM 2024

23rd Sexual Assault Awareness Month – SAAM 2024

April 2024 marks the 23rd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. SAAM is part of a broad herstory of anti-violence work and was founded by the National Sexual Violence Resource Centre in the US to educate, call for political and legal reform and to end sexual...

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Abusive Men Describe the Benefits of Violence

Abusive Men Describe the Benefits of Violence

Today, on Prevention of Violence Against Women Week, we’re shedding light on an insightful article by Chuck Derry titled “Abusive Men Describe The Benefits of Violence". For many years, Chuck Derry facilitated court mandated groups for men who batter. One night he...

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Fashion Justice.

Fashion Justice.

As we are in Prevention of Violence Against Women Week, it's crucial to acknowledge another significant movement happening concurrently – Fashion Revolution Week. This annual global campaign, slated from April 15th to April 24th, is not just about style; it's a call...

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45 Years of Fighting for Justice

45 Years of Fighting for Justice

As you know, the fight for justice is not an easy road. So, as we begin our 45th year on the frontline, we stand alongside community members and supporters, combined with the hard work of our volunteers and staff, working together to make justice for survivors and victims possible.

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