EVA BC will be distributing $10 million over three years through our Emergency Sexual Assault Services (ESAS) grant program to 23 organizations, including the Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society (COEFS) in Kelowna, the Okanagan Nation Alliance based in Westbank, and … Continue reading
The Elizabeth Fry Society will be receiving a portion of a three-year, $10-million Emergency Sexual Assault Services (ESAS) grant program distributed by EVA BC to 23 BC organizations. More via My Prince George Now.
This Op-Ed by Grace Lore speaks to how the need for action on ending gender-based violence has been amplified by pandemic. More via The Province.
Twenty-three organizations from across BC will receive grants to support the delivery of coordinated emergency sexual assault response services, the Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) announced today. EVA BC is administering a three-year, $10-million Emergency Sexual Assault Services … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Associate Executive Director, Ninu Kang, was interviewed by Connect FM 91.5 about EVA BC’s work, gender-based violence, advocating for increased funding support for front line anti-violence services, the impacts of COVID-19 on our sector, and much more. Connect … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Kate Rossiter, Misha Dhillon, and Tracy Porteous, conducted research commissioned by the Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime (OFOVC), identifying the negative impacts and gender disparities of trauma work, and provided recommendations to the OFOVC. … Continue reading
This BCIT News article spotlights a new report released by the BC Women’s Health Foundation in partnership with the Blue Cross that discusses how women are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 compared to men. EVA BC’s Associate Executive Director, Ninu Kang, … Continue reading
The Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) is pleased to announce our Safe Choices LGBT2SQ+ Support and Education Program’s Service Provider Training to Support LGBT2SQ+ Communities – Fall 2020 Online Training Series! This training focuses on relationship violence and abuse within … Continue reading
The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) has received $500,000 that will be going towards sexual assault response service programs over the next three years. The new funding comes from a Grant Program coordinated by EVA BC that supports organizations with the … Continue reading
This article from the Squamish Chief spotlights a recent vigil in memory of Kerri Weber, who was killed in Langford earlier this month. Her husband, Ken Weber, was arrested on Nov. 6 and has been charged with second-degree murder in … Continue reading