On December 17 2013, CBC’s The Current ran a show about smartphone apps designed to help keep women safe. The show, which you can listen to here, included a profile of the SOS Response app that we launched in partnership with … Continue reading
Safety Planning Across Culture and Community: A Guide for Front Line Violence Against Women Responders This new and innovative educational resource informs anti-violence workers and social service practitioners about lethality risk and safety factors for diverse populations. Developed by EVA BC, … Continue reading
This new and innovative educational resource informs anti-violence workers and social service practitioners about lethality risk and safety factors for diverse populations.
Click here to visit our 2013 Annual Training and Prevention Symposium page. The forum, “Breaking the Silence: A Violence Against Women Prevention and Response Symposium” takes place on November 28th and 29th, 2013. A Pre-Symposium Training Day: “Family Law and … Continue reading
On June 6, 2013, EVA BC Executive Director Tracy Porteous delivered a presentation to a session of the House of Commons Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women that was held in Vancouver, BC. Following is the content of that … Continue reading
An Article by the Vancouver Sun about our new SOS App: Mobile app links women at risk with alarm system.
On September 22, 2011, Vancouver City Council issued the report Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Protecting Vulnerable Adults & Neighbourhoods Affected by Sex Work: A Comprehensive Approach and Action Plan. To download a copy of the city’s report, click here » … Continue reading
News From Around BC, Contributed by Gloria Miller of Hope, BC International Women’s Day 2010 was celebrated and hosted by Chawathil First Nation near Hope, BC in collaboration with the Hope & Area Transition Society STV program. The day consisted … Continue reading
International Agencies such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization, and Amnesty International have all identified violence against women as a serious global human rights issue. A large proportion of women with substance use issues are survivors of domestic … Continue reading
Men in high-profile leadership positions from across BC have come together to speak out about violence against women in this ground-breaking non-partisan new film. The film combines news footage from recent cases of domestic violence homicides in BC with short … Continue reading