Consent Workshops

Our consent workshops run at least once a month 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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Free Sex Toy Workshop!

Sex Toy Workshop with the fabulous Tracey Coulter, MA Fun, Informative, and Interactive! Open to all self-identified women. Date: Thursday, March 24 Where: Room B028, Student Union Building (in the basement) Time: 7-9pm Limited Spots! This popular workshop is always full so sign up early. For more info and to register email avp@uvss.ca, ph. 250-472-4388 or just drop by our…

UVIC Residents! We want to talk to you!

Starting, Monday January 31 AVP will have an information and support table every Monday from 4-7pm in the Res Life Office. Need information? Need to talk? Our friendly and enthusiastic volunteers want to meet you. Drop by, pick up some condoms, let us know what you would like to see on campus and in residence, or find out how you…

Happy New Year!

Welcome Back Everyone! Want to find out more about the Anti-Violence Project? Check out our table at Clubs and Course Union Days, Wednesday, January 12 & Thursday, January 13 from 9-4pm in the Student Union Building. See you there!

Holiday Closure

AVP Office will be closed Tuesday, December 21 – Monday, January 3. We’ll re-open Tuesday, January 4 at 10am. For emergency service please contact the Victoria Women’s Sexual Assault Centre all-gender crisis line at 250-383-3232. You can also contact the Vancouver Island 24 hr Crisis Line at 1-888-494-3888. Have a safe holiday season and see you in the new year!

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

For more info, join the Facebook Event:
https://t.co/eaaYcDEBT0

SEX WORK IS WORK
AND
FOSTA/SESTA IS GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
https://t.co/mN98ShZKsY

We're hiring https://t.co/IN6zvfWqyy #uvic #uvss #webelievesurvivors

Volunteer with us in 2018! Applications now open! https://t.co/1jP4oZUCsA

REDUCE HARM - PRACTISE CONSENT https://t.co/qsJjLolEs4

"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:
https://t.co/KUh1hUeZbU

Support Hours are back!
Mon 12:30–2:30, 4–6 pm
Tues 1–5
Weds 12–2, 3–5
Thurs 11:30–1:30
all other times by appt
Call: 250-472-4388
Email: support@antiviolenceproject.org
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#uvic #uvss

"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."

https://t.co/bZNIP0H63b

#Dec17 is #redumbrelladay - join @PeersVictoria in working towards ending violence against sexworkers
https://t.co/n36RTMWkyJ
#sexworkiswork

Really really appreciate this piece by Kai Cheng Thom on the uncomfortable reliance on punitive "justice" in this moment of #MeToo and mass revelations of sexual abuse:

https://t.co/3CsKFO64hu

Whoa what a month! We did: a referendum, 3 Men's Circles, 5 workshops, 20 support sessions (905 min and a record # of sessions). Thanks again for supporting our work with a Yes in the referendum. We're stoked to be able to keep up this pace with more staffing hours!! #uvic #uvss

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