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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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!

Clothing Drive for PEERS

It’s cold outside and we need your help! As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, PEERS Victoria needs help providing outdoor sex workers in Victoria with warm clothing. We’re asking for donations of new and gently used coats, sweaters, scarves, hats, boots, socks, gloves and anything else that might keep someone who works (and sometimes, lives) outside…

Candlelight Vigil

On Friday, December 10th, 2010, a candlelight vigil will be held in downtown Victoria to commemorate women in light of international Human Rights Day (Dec. 10th) and the Nation Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (Dec. 6th). For More information please goto www.wecanbc.ca Hope to see you all there!

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women https://t.co/TCLkcUUuQv

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

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