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.

We brought a startling statistic to the streets of Vancouver.

We brought a startling statistic to the streets of Vancouver.

In the run-up to the 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, BWSS is drawing attention to the need for better survivor support by bringing a startling statistic to life across Vancouver.BWSS has been sparking conversations across the city with a poster of a...

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The Journey Continues…

The Journey Continues…

https://youtu.be/K5YNSbWsm2USince 1979, thousands of survivors have benefited from BWSS crisis line, support groups, counselling, legal advocacy and training.  Every day, those living with violence and fear for the future for themselves and their children call or come...

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The Way to a Feminist Heart

The Way to a Feminist Heart

A few tickets are left for a special evening reception with Tarana Burke featuring food from Big Heart Bannnock and Kula Foods!  Commemorate 40 years of feminism and social justice with us, November 25, 2019 at the Orpheum Theatre, tickets available now. Bigheart...

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Vancouver Housing Crisis and Gender-Based Violence

Vancouver Housing Crisis and Gender-Based Violence

"With the housing crisis that we have, survivors of violence are dealing with the reality of no housing, no escape"-Angela Marie MacDougallAngela joined Stephen Quin on the CBC Early Edition, November 13, 2019 to weigh in on gender-based violence & the housing...

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40 Years Later…Performance by Three Power House Queens

40 Years Later…Performance by Three Power House Queens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImFlE7TCWBg40 Years Later...We commemorate BWSS 40th year with a carefully assembled program that includes a dance performance with the creative direction of Leah McFly featuring Maris Gold and Mamalia. These three power house queens...

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