Ending Violence Blog

Via our award winning blog Battered Women’s Support Services provides education and advocacy as we work towards the elimination of violence.

This Holiday Season Choose the Gift of Safety

This Holiday Season Choose the Gift of Safety

GIVE THE GIFT OF SAFETY  This year gave us plenty of things we didn’t expect. But we get to choose how it ends. So we are choosing radical hope! And safety. Along with generosity, resilience, resistance, strength, and action. Even in the midst of a difficult year,...

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November 20th Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20th Transgender Day of Remembrance

Rita Hester, a Black transgender woman, was murdered in Allston, Massachusetts on November 28, 1998. In response to her murder, an outpouring of grief and anger led to a candlelight vigil. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender...

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BWSS AGM 2020

BWSS AGM 2020

Click here to register! When: Thursday, October 22, 2020, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: Zoom This event is free of charge and open to members and non-members, we ask that non-members please register by 5 PM Tuesday, October 22 by emailing communityengagement@bwss.org. Once...

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Time to Thrive: Join Thriving

Time to Thrive: Join Thriving

Thrive is one of our programs at BWSS that is carefully-designed to support the diverse needs of women with lived experience in sex economies in setting and achieving their goals. Thrive offers a non-judgmental space where participants can meet one-on-one with a...

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Reproductive justice: Beyond safe abortions

Reproductive justice: Beyond safe abortions

This article uses the terms “pregnant people,” “mothers,” and “women” based on the context. We are aware that there are separate statistics on trans men and non-binary people and we acknowledge that there is information available beyond this article. Women who...

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Financial Literacy Program for Black Immigrant Women

Financial Literacy Program for Black Immigrant Women

Occasionally, we proudly amplify the work of grassroots organizations who contribute to improving the lives of women, femmes, non-binary people, and children. In this case, we are excited to support the work of Vancouver Eastside Educational Enrichment Society (VEEES)...

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