Sexual Violence Awareness Campaign Launched

EVA BC Executive Director Tracy Porteous was on hand at today’s announcement launching a new sexual violence awareness campaign for BC post-secondary campuses.  Along with EVA BC, the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, The Honourable Melanie Mark, was … Continue reading

When Judges Make Sexual Assault Victims Feel Like Criminals

This article from HuffPost Canada highlights how recent judgements in Canada’s court system perpetuate rape myths and re-traumatize victims and survivors, despite the calls for change: When Judges Make Sexual Assault Victims Feel Like Criminals.    

A Letter to BC’s Attorney General

In conjunction with West Coast LEAF and Surrey Women’s Centre, EVA BC has written a letter to BC’s Attorney General to call for adequate legal aid for anti-violence organizations facing applications to disclose client counselling records to defense counsel as … Continue reading

2019 Webinars from EVA BC

Risk Identification and Safety Planning Risk identification helps to recognize and address the risk of future violence, prioritize cases needing increased levels of support and intervention, inform safety plans, and assist in perpetrator management. Risk identification tools serve an important … Continue reading