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August 2019: Working on the Front Lines of Gender Injustice

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OAITH Endorsement of Luke's Place Family Law Review Recommendations

OAITH fully endorses the recommendations put forth by Luke's Place on Ontario's Family Law Review Consultation Process.  To learn more about the recommendations, read our Endorsement Letter


Aging Without Violence Responds to the Senior Strategy Consultation

To learn more about Aging Without Violence and our Key Recommendations to Government on the Ontario Senior Strategy read our full submission here


June 2019: Working on the Front Lines of Gender Injustice

Check out our June 2019 Edition of Working on the Front Lines of Gender Injustice


Bursary Opportunity-Learn to Make Short Films!

Check out This Great Learning Opportunity at WEENGUSHK Film Institute! 

This 10-month introductory program offers instruction and hands-on experience in the core aspects of filmmaking: screenwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, editing, pre and post production, composing and marketing. This introductory program is open to individuals with little to no experience.  

About the Program

Short Film Application Form

Bursary Guidelines

 


Brief submitted by The Aging Without Violence Project on behalf of OAITH to The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO)

Brief submitted by The Aging Without Violence Project on behalf of OAITH to The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO)

Learn more about the 10 Recommendations OAITH has put forth to The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women to improve the lives of older women across Canada. 

Download the brief here.

 


CALL FOR PAPERS Bringing Together Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence Sectors: Implications for Research, Policy, & Practice

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bringing Together Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence Sectors: 

Implications for Research, Policy, & Practice 

June 13 & 14, 2019

University of Windsor

Windsor, Ontario, Canada

 

The University of Windsor sits on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of


Article: Graduate Students, Community Partner, and Faculty Reflect on Critical Community Engaged Scholarship and Gender Based Violence

Graduate Students, Community Partner, and Faculty Reflect on Critical Community Engaged Scholarship and Gender Based Violence

Written by: Mavis Morton, Annie Simpson, Carleigh Smith, Ann Westbere, Ekaterina Pogrebtsova and Marlene Ham 

From the abstract: 

We examined our principled and collaborative process of critical community engaged scholarship geared toward addressing violence against women, and more specifically, femicide. Our research resulted in knowledge mobilization tools that could be used to inform various audiences (e.g., women's shelter staff, the public, government, and journalists) about how mainstream media sources report and portray the issue of femicide. Our work had an explicit…


Hansard Transcript of OAITH's Presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs January 28 2019

Hansard Transcript of OAITH's Presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs January 28 2019


Participants Needed for a Study on VAW shelters/transition houses, labour and unionization

Participants Needed for a Study on VAW shelters/transition houses, labour and unionization

Seeking participants in a study about Canadian Violence Against Women (VAW) shelters/transition houses (THs), labour and unionization. The purpose of this project is to understand the outcomes of unionization within VAW shelters/THs from the perspectives of frontline workers who are supportive of unions, those who are neutral and those who may have reservations.

Are you a current or former VAW shelter/TH front-line worker who has:

  • Represented your union (union steward or executive of a local)?
  • Questioned the value of unions in your workplace?
  • Participated in the collective…


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