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.

Supply Chain Issues

Supply Chain Issues

Opportunity to panic? Or to do different? Supply chain issues have been all over the news of late. Reporters and experts telling us, “If it’s on the shelf, buy it because it won’t be there long!”. Headlines scream, “Buy your Christmas gifts now, shelves are...

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Colour of Violence booklist

Colour of Violence booklist

Drawing on the foundational work of INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, BWSS is undertaking a multi-year Colour of Violence project to examine the intersections of race and gender for Black, Indigenous, migrant/refugee, racialized women and gender diverse people...

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Event tonight: Youth Survivors and Dating Violence

Event tonight: Youth Survivors and Dating Violence

Event Tonight Nov 25th, 2021 Youth Survivors and Dating Violence – Let’s all Recognize the Signs To launch the international campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence and to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against...

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BWSS Annual General Meeting 2021

BWSS Annual General Meeting 2021

BWSS Annual General Meeting When: Monday, December 6th, 2021 Call to order: 5:30p.m. Where: Online via ZoomJoin us on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.Members please email [email protected] to register. Once you’ve...

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Mediation and Intimate Partner Violence

Mediation and Intimate Partner Violence

For the past two decades BWSS has worked to highlight the problems with mediation and intimate partner violence, also known as alternative dispute resolution. We highlighted the problems in an open letter to BC Attorney General David Eby. Our ED appeared on CBC News...

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Men, Family and Community Learning Series

Men, Family and Community Learning Series

    Angela Marie MacDougall of BWSS will be taking part in the Men, Family and Community Learning Series hosted by Kiwassa Neigbourhood House taking place September 21st - November 30th. Join us Tuesday, September 21st and Thursday September 23rd from...

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Gender-based Violence is on the Rise

Gender-based Violence is on the Rise

Tune in at 5:45pm PT today to CBC News, Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa, as Angela Marie MacDougall, BWSS Executive Director, discusses gender-based violence in Canada. A National Action Plan is Ready to Get on the Road According to the Canadian Femicide Observatory...

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