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

EVA BC Newsletter, Fall 2016

The Fall 2016 newsletter was released in November in conjunction with the EVA BC Annual Training Forum. It features highlights from ATF keynote speakers Jessica Wood, David Lisak and Farrah Khan; and an article from our event partner Legal Services … 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

EVA E-News July 2016

The July 2016 edition of EVA E-News featured Be More Than a Bystander leadership development delivered to Football Saskatachewan; quick links to new EVA BC resources for sexual assault response; resources at from the Forced Marriage Project EVA BC … Continue reading

2016 Regional Teleconferences Report

EVA BC facilitated four teleconference calls with Stopping the Violence Counsellors, Stopping the Violence and Multicultural Outreach workers, and Community-Based Victim Services workers between May 24th and May 26th of 2016. Each call was two hours long. In total, 68 … 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

EVA BC Newsletter, Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 print edition newsletter features highlights from the first five years of the Be More Than a Bystander program; a wrap-up of the Western Canada Sexual Assault Initiative project; and an overview of the recently completed Forced Marriage … Continue reading

EVA E-News February 2016

The February 2016 edition of EVA E-News featured a thanks to BC Men in Nursing who once again supported EVA BC with funds they raised during Movember; links to resources available following the Joint Training Forum 2015; an introduction and … Continue reading