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.

Mediation and Intimate Partner Violence

Mediation and Intimate Partner Violence

For the past two decades BWSS has worked to highlight the problems with mediation 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 Canada Tonight with host Ginella...

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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 10:00am -...

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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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witnessing the power within

witnessing the power within

The “witnessing the power within” is a collection of creative projects created by the bwss community. Nine artists share their own stories; the violence they have experienced, critical engagement against the judicial system, and reclaiming their place in society.

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AWARE Achieving and Maintaining Employment Workshop Series

AWARE Achieving and Maintaining Employment Workshop Series

Battered Women’s Support Services, Advancing Women’s Awareness Program Online Workshop Series: Life skills and the job search process Is a 10-week group based training, starting at Thursday May 6th from 10:30am –11:30am. All of the workshop details are in the poster...

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Black Out! 2021

Black Out! 2021

Black Out! is a monthly meet-up Black Out! is an evening out for Black Women with Black Experiences Black Out! is time in a safe space where you are the norm and not the other Black Out! Is an opportunity for affirmation and authenticity Let’s come together to...

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