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Advancing Gender Equality, EVA Notes

Advancing gender equality has been identified as a priority by Canada’s federal government, which has mandated Status of Women Canada to lead the development of a Federal Strategy Against Gender-Based Violence. Gender-based violence is understood as a both a product … Continue reading

When Disasters Strike, EVA Notes

North American case studies and first-hand accounts indicate that violence against women is likely to increase after a disaster. In the aftermath of disaster, whether it be natural or human-made, community-based anti-violence organizations in the affected area are likely to … Continue reading

Summary of Domestic Violence Risk Factors, MPSSG

This 2-page Summary of Domestic Violence Risk Factors from the BC Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General articulates 19 domestic violence risk factors within the categories of: Suspect History Access to Weapons/Firearms Complainants Perception of Risk Relationship History Download … Continue reading

Gender-Based Needs Assessment, EVA Notes

As part of the Western Canada Sexual Assault Initiative (WCSAI), EVA BC undertook a gender-based needs assessment and analysis in partnership with community-based anti-violence programs in five regions of BC: The Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Okanagan/Kootenays, the North West, and … Continue reading

What Is New With ICAT? EVA Notes

EVA BC is proud to introduce the first edition of  EVA Notes: A recurring series of notes on gender-based violence.  EVA Notes will be a series of two-page briefing notes intended to inform and direct anti-violence workers on timely and complex issues. … Continue reading