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Important Reading!

List of Web Resources (Canada and United States)

Anti-violence program, and national coalition of anti-violence programs. LGBTQ
https://avp.org/ncavp/

Canadian Women's Health Network
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/Resources/domesticviolence

Prevalence of GBV in Canada
https://www.canadianwomen.org/the-facts/gender-based-violence/

Futures without violence - great resources for work, school, community, globe
https://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/

Interactive map - worldwide violence against women-clickable stories
https://www.fidh.org/en/issues/women-s-rights/interactive-map-violence-against-women-a-global-epidemic

International Center for Research on Women (Washington, DC)
https://www.icrw.org/issues/intimate-partner-violence/

Intersectionality and trauma informed practice. Western Canada
http://www.vawlearningnetwork.ca/issue-15-intersectionality

National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
http://www.niwrc.org/

National Intimate Partner Violence Survey (this link is broken as of 1/7/18- need to revise)
https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/nisvs/state_tables.html

Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (Canada) 2017
http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/FEWO/report-7

Status of Women Canada (Strategies to prevent and address gender-based violence)
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/violence/strategy-strategie/index-en.html

Trauma sensitive schools- a whole community approach (Massachusetts)
https://traumasensitiveschools.org/

Unnatural causes, Is inequality making us sick? (a web based curriculum A+)
http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/what_you_can_do.php

Up to date meta-analyses of violence prevention programs and outcomes
https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pub/technical-packages.html

Worldwide research on women
http://www.womanstats.org/

ACTION IDEAS

Help fuel the movement to end Gender Based Violence:

Ideas for activism:

  1. Host a talk by your Title IX/Equity coordinator.
  2. Use the hashtag #ItsOnUs and educate your peers
  3. Lobby for stronger laws regarding stalking or abuse
  4. Host a film screening on campus highlighting issue of Gender Based Violence
  5. Host events during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (NRCDV.org)
  6. Use our teaching and learning resources

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