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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…


OAITH Pre-Budget Submission January 2019

What's at Stake for Women and Children in the 2019 Budget?

The Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses submits 6 key recommendations to the Ministry of Finance during the 2019 Pre-Budget Consultation

"Community-based services are not only the most economical, but the most responsive, and produce the most positive outcomes. Shelters, sexual assault centres, victim services and programs such as; Violence Against Women counselling, Family Court Support, Partner Assault Response (PAR), all require enhancement and stabilization to respond to increasing demands for service" -OAITH Presentation to Standing Committee…


Collaborative Statement on 2015 Health & Physical Education Curriculum

OAITH joins close to 90 organizations who are in support of the 2015 Health & Physical Education Curriculum


NDP Response-Ontario Election 2018

Do you want to know more about what the NDP Party will do to end gender based violence if they form the next government? They've responded to OAITH's questions on what they will do.


Liberal Response-Ontario 2018 Election!

Do you want to know more about what the Liberal Party will do to end gender-based violence in Ontario? They responded to OAITH's questions on what their commitment will be over the next four years.


OAITH presents Two Webinars in March 2018

TWO MARCH WEBINARS in 2018!!

Wednesday March 7th 11pm to 12noon
Understanding the Impact of Gender Based Violence and Children and Youth


Gender-based violence is a global issue, largely impacting on women and girls – the most frequent victims of gender-based violence. This presentation will look specifically at the issue of exposure to gender-based violence in families on the development of children and youth. Some discussion of how issues of dating violence, homelessness, and human trafficking also come into play when gender itself becomes the risk factor for…





OAITH's Pre-Budget Submission February 9 2018

OAITH submitted key asks for the 2018 Provincial Budget!


Information about Training Hub, Library and Job Board

Information about OAITH's Training Hub, Library and Job Board


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