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Criminal Injuries Compensation Advocacy

Recorded on May 3, 2019 - This collection of six short webinars is part of a collection of materials that includes case studies and an advocacy handbook and was produced by Community Law School. These webinars provide information on Ontario's...

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Partner Abuse: How Can a Restraining Order Help?

Recorded on April 30, 2019 - Review or refresh what you know about Restraining Orders: when you can get one for a family abuse or violence situation in Ontario, and how they are similar and different from Peace Bonds.  This webinar is part of the...

Webinar

Partner Abuse: How Can a Restraining Order Help?

Recorded on April 30, 2019 - Review or refresh what you know about Restraining Orders: when you can get one for a family abuse or violence situation in Ontario, and how they are similar and different from Peace Bonds.  This webinar is part of the...

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Workplace Violence and Harassment

This section of the Ontario Women's Justice Network provides information on workplace violence and harassment including the following topics:

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Immigration, Women and Violence: Making a Claim on Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds

Recorded on March 28, 2019 1:00 p.m. E.S.T. - Women who don’t have legal immigration status in Canada may have a close relationship with a child in Canada; and/or they are affected by violence, either in Canada or in their country of origin. ...

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Minister hopes national standards will stop sexual violence on campuses

The federal minister for women and gender equality will meet Wednesday in Montreal with a newly appointed advisory committee tasked with developing a blueprint for how Canada’s colleges and universities should prevent and respond to gender-based...

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She was grabbed, endured sexual taunts and followed into the washroom. The WSIB says this wasn't workplace harassment

The presence of "pin-up girls and scantily clad models" throughout a workplace is "unprofessional," but is not bullying or harassment.
 
The use of "sexually explicit language" to and about "women and alternative...
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Study highlights 'uncomfortable truth' about racism in the job market

Racialized workers in Ontario are significantly more likely to be concentrated in low-wage jobs and face persistent unemployment and earnings gaps compared to white employees -- pointing to the "uncomfortable truth" about racism in the job market,...

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Everything we know about gender violence in one new website

A newly launched government website is bringing together all federal programs, research and information related to gender-based violence across...

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December 3: Webinar on Supporting and Empowering Women Victims and Survivors with Disabilities

Information from Policy Centre for Victim Issues:  Research shows that persons with disabilities are at increased risk of victimization compared to persons without disabilities. According to Statistics Canada, for example, women...

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