Consent Workshops

Our consent workshops run regularly from September to April. The workshop is two hours long and will be held at the University of Victoria. They are free of charge, open to students and community members, and have a no late-comer policy.

Consent Workshops 

Find Support

Asking for help is one of the hardest things to do. When you are asking for help about an issue that might feel really private, confusing and/or embarrassing, it is important to get support that is non-judgmental, without pressure, and informed.

Emergency contact info

Support Hours

Supporting a Survivor Workshops

This workshop provides some foundations for supporting survivors of sexualized violence. Throughout the workshop we will discuss different approaches and tools that can be used when supporting someone. Workshops are offered several times throughout the fall and winter semesters, are open to everyone, and are free of charge.

Workshop dates and registration

The Men’s Circle

The Men’s Circle at UVic aims to challenge gender-based violence and dominant constructions of masculinity. These gatherings are open to all men and masculine identified people (not just students!) so come and bring a friend or two!

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Having the Difficult (and Necessary) Conversations: Talking to Kids about Colonization, Colonialism, and Decolonization (as a White Settler Parent)

By an AVP volunteer. Disclaimer: This was written by a white settler and is intended to be read and reflected on by other white settlers. While this may be read by folks who do not fit into this category, it is important to note that the “we” I am implicating is specifically white settlers across Turtle Island. Discussions of colonization…

Be our work study student this year!

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We’re hiring a work study to join our fabulous team for the 2019/2020 school year! We have 340 hours at $14.50 per hour available. Students must be eligible for the UVic Work Study program (see link for more information and how to apply). Every year, the work study helps us tackle new projects, as well as supports our team through administrative…

AVP is hiring a Volunteer Organizer!

Passionate about ending sexualized and gender-based violence? We’re looking for someone to fill the Volunteer Organizer (Outreach Officer) position on the AVP team! This position is open to all UVic undergraduate students, and includes recruiting and training new volunteers for our sexual assault centre, as well as communicating with our current wonderful volunteers and organizing tasks for them. This is…

Winter/Spring 2019 Term Summary

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This may be a little late (oops) but…the flowers are out, the sun is here and we are so excited to have finished another term here on campus! This past our team of staff and volunteers facilitated 8 workshops, 8 Men Circles and conducted 940 minutes of support sessions. Here is a list of some of the things we got…

Volunteer with us!

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The Anti-Violence Project is looking for passionate volunteers! We are the on-campus sexual assault centre at the University of Victoria. We provide sex-positive, anti-oppressive services to people of all genders to prevent and act against gender-based and sexualized violence, including regular peer support hours, free workshops, outreach activities, and free safer sex supplies. Our education and advocacy initiatives on campus…

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Join Project Respect in their summer Youth Programming project on Cyberviolence & Social Justice!

For more info, join the Facebook Event:

"You can take clothes away from a person, but you can’t take a person out of the systemic structures of oppression in which we all live."... more on how dress codes reinforce systemic violence in our recent blog post:

"ending sexualized violence is not about getting rid of a few ‘bad apples’. Rape culture, like white supremacy, is systemic, structural, and collectively created and perpetuated."

#Dec17 is #redumbrelladay - join @PeersVictoria in working towards ending violence against sexworkers

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