This has been a long and difficult year for us all. The Anti-Violence Project has simultaneously seen more and more people impacted by intersecting forms of violence, while we’ve worked to find new ways to support survivors and others virtually.
Are you supporting a friend or loved one who has been sexually assaulted? Here are some useful tips on how to talk about reporting with a survivor.
In light of public discussion on reporting, we wanted to write a piece all about reporting and the many considerations that come with it to help survivors make informed decisions for themselves.
Dear Victoria City Council: As the student-funded sexual assault centre based on the University of Victoria campus, the Anti-Violence Project has recently had to re-orient our services to better serve our on and off-campus community during COVID-19. Research has shown
In 2016, the Men’s Circle received a grant from the BC Solicitor General. The funding was intended to support the on-going work that the group does in challenging gender-based violence and dominant constructions of masculinity at UVic and within the
We’re hiring a new Support Coordinator to join our fabulous team! It’s a 20 hour a week position that pays $24.39/hr plus vacation pay, has a pay increase each year, and sweet benefits like medical/dental coverage. The ‘support’ in this
To: City of Victoria Mayor and Council Re: City of Victoria Draft Financial Plan and 2018/2019 Budget Dear Mayor and Councillors, The Anti-Violence Project (AVP), located at the University of Victoria, provides support, education, and advocacy to end sexualized and
Recently there have been posters put up on campus expressing racist, anti-Jewish, white supremacist messages. Sadly, this is not an isolated incident. There is a long history of racist, anti-Jewish, white supremacist graffiti and postering both on the UVic campus
***”Surviving in the Intersections: a Sexualized Violence Prevention Event” has been postponed to October 18th due to a medical emergency with the keynote speaker. Those who purchased a ticket and wish to obtain a refund can contact the UVic Ticket Centre