Sexualized Violence

This December 6 Commit to Ending Gender Based Violence

Commit to Ending Gender and Race Based Violence Gender-based violence continues to impact women, girls, and LGBTQ2S individuals worldwide. In Canada, the added effects of the pandemic and the continued … Read more

Time To Make Work Safe For Women -16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2021

Women’s Centres Connect continues to participate in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence global initiative. This year’s theme is “Domestic Violence and the World of Work”. The 30th … Read more

Take Back the Night

Take Back The Night – No shortcuts to ending sexual violence Take Back the Night is a grassroots movement that began in 1975. Susan Alexander Speeth was stabbed while walking … Read more

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence runs from November 25 to December 10, 2020. It was started by activists in the Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991. It is … Read more

The Shadow Pandemic

Growing alongside the COVID-19 crisis is what has been referred to as the ‘Shadow Pandemic’ or ‘Women’s Recession’ (also called the ‘She-session), as pandemic consequences are hitting women in unique … Read more

Sexualized Violence: Issues Facing Women

Women self-reported 553,000 sexual assaults in 2014, according to Statistics Canada’s General Social Survey on Victimization. Although both men and women experience sexual assault, women accounted for 92% of victims … Read more

Access to Online Pornography & What We Can Do About It

Recent events in Nova Scotia and across Canada are demanding our attention. The scandal at Dalhousie University Dental School, the allegations against Jian Ghomeshi, and the tragic loss of Rheteah … Read more