Opening Doors: Towards Inclusive and Affirming Gender-Based Violence Supports

Join us for the launch of our national research report as we unpack what meaningful investments in inclusive gender-based violence prevention and response should look like across Canada.

REGISTER NOW to secure your spot and be part of this important conversation on Wed, Sep 27, 2023 at 11:30 AM (EDT). A recording will be made available after the event.

This panel discussion brings together frontline service providers and community-based organizations to discuss inclusive survivor-centered models of care and service delivery that recognize and respond to the distinct needs of every gender-based violence survivor, particularly those who face increased barriers to safety.

Whether you’re a survivor, an advocate, or simply interested in learning more, this event is for you. Together, let’s work towards a future where everyone feels safe, supported, and empowered.

This event is free. Closed captioning and live French interpretation will be provided.

Presented by YWCA Canada. Featured speakers include:

  • Nneka MacGregor (Executive Director, WomenatthecentrE)
  • Amy FitzGerald (Executive Director, BC Society of Transition Houses)
  • Amy Deschamps (Director – Housing and Gender-Based Violence Support Services, YWCA Hamilton)
  • Jolin Joseph (Manager – Research, Education and Knowledge Mobilization, YWCA Canada)

Read the Report – What We Heard: Survivor-Led Strategies to Inform the Implementation of Canada’s National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence


Sep 27 2023


11:30 am


YWCA Canada

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