Read about the extension of funding for the Be More Than a Bystander program in this BC Government article: Groundbreaking anti-violence program extended.
Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, talks to BC Almanac on CBC radio about the Province’s announcement to continue to support Be More Than a Bystander Listen to the full interview here.
Global News article: Province gets behind anti-violence program supported by BC Lions
The BC government is investing $160,000 in a province-wide campaign to educate people about violence against women. Read about it at News 1130.
A Times Colonist article about how B.C.’s new Family Law Act has the potential to better protect victims of domestic violence – Family law: Act aims to prevent domestic violence victims.
The Georgia Straight wrote an article on violence against women in immigrant communities in the Lower Mainland. Read the article at the Georgia Straight.
The Beacon News article: International Women’s Day: Gov’t wants to engage men to end violence.
Huffington Post’s article calls attention to how a “women’s issue” is something all of society needs to be concerned with. To read the article, visit Huffington Post.
The Huffington Post’s Kathryn Marshall takes International Women’s day as a chance to discuss the fact that violence against women isn’t a women’s issue, it’s a societal issue. Click here to read the article, on how the Be More Than … Continue reading
The UN hosted a Panel on ‘Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls’. Click here to see the webcast.