Here are a selection of websites with relevant and important information in regards to gender-based and other forms of violence. Find a link that isn’t working? Please contact us and let us know.
“The mission of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective is to amplify and strengthen the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color to ensure reproductive justice through securing human rights.”
INCITE! Women of Colour Against Violence
INCITE is a “national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.”
“The mission of generationFIVE is to end the sexual abuse of children within five generations.”
Native Youth Sexual Health Network
“The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) is an organization by and for Indigenous youth that works within the full spectrum of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice across the United States and Canada.”
Support New York
“Support New York is a collective dedicated to healing the effects of sexual assault and abuse.”
“We empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy.”
Philly Stands Up
“Philly Stands Up is small collective of individuals working in Philadelphia to confront sexual assault in our various communities using a transformative justice framework.”
“METRAC works to prevent and eliminate violence against diverse women, youth and children. We are committed to the right of women, youth and children to live free of violence and the threat of violence.”
Ontario Women’s Justice Network
“The Ontario Women’s Justice Network (OWJN) promotes an understanding of the law with respect to violence against women, providing accessible legal information to women and their supporters in a manner that reflects the diverse experiences and realities of women.”
The DisAbled Women’s Network Ontario
Volunteer-driven, feminist organization promoting social justice, human rights and the advancement of equality rights.
Hot Peach Pages
Abuse information available in over 70 languages, including Cree, Dene, Inuinnaqtun, Inuktitut and Labradorimiut.
February 14th Women’s Memorial March Committee
Website of the Women’s Memorial March Committee, located in unceded Coast Salish Territories, Vancouver.
Scarleteen: Sex Education for the Real World
Very comprehensive website full of great, sex-positive info!
Brown Boi Project “The Brown Boi Project is a community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and our allies committed to transforming our privilege of masculinity, gender, and race into tools for achieving Racial and Gender Justice.”
Boarding School Healing Project
“The Boarding School Healing Project, a coalition of several
organizations around the country, seeks to document Native
boarding school abuses so that Native communities can begin healing
from boarding school abuses and demand justice.”
Website started by a collective out of Edmonton, Alberta, Plains Cree and Blackfoot territories, with concise and informative pages about consent and more.
West Coast LEAF
“Our mission is to achieve equality by changing historic patterns of systemic discrimination against women through BC-based equality rights litigation, law reform and public legal education.”
Website of renowned anti-sexist educator, speaker, filmmaker and author, Byron Hurt.
Website for teens, about sex, sexuality, relationships, STIs, and more.
LGBT Youth Line
Toll-free, Ontario-based phone line that offers support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, 2-spirited, queer, and questioning young people. Also has online forums and email support.
Sistas on the Rise
Mission is to “Create Safe Spaces, Opportunities and Support for Young Mothers, Womyn & Girls, their families and the community to develop their individual and collective power and know how to act as conscious creators to end generational poverty, violence, sexual exploitation and abuse through organizing, workshops, retreats, community gatherings, mentoring, cultural traditions and spirituality.”
Battered Women’s Support Services
“We provide direct service support and advocacy for girls and women who have experienced abuse, systemic advocacy, law reform, and for 21 years we have delivered a youth engagement in violence prevention program in public and private schools in British Columbia.”
Website of renowned anti-sexist educator, speaker, filmmaker and author, Jackson Katz.
North East Anarchist Network: Sexual Assault Resources
“These are resources that have been collected by members of the Northeast Anarchist Network in order to address issues of sexual assault in radical communities.”
Abuse Information and Resources
For survivors of violence in relationships, of all sexual orientations and genders.
Canadian Resource Centres for Victims of Crime
Support, government, justice and victims rights resources.
LGBTQ sexual assault and violence resource guide
Features online peer support groups for LGBTQ survivors and allies, discussion forums, articles and resources.
Men Can Stop Rape
Male youth mobilizing against sexual assault.
Information for youth around respect, sexuality and healthy relationships.
Updated online support group for lesbian survivors of abuse and assault.
Online support forums for survivors of sexual assault & abuse.
The Rural Womyn Zone
Resources for rural women facing violence also a good source of recent news updates.
The White Ribbon Campaign
Men working to end male violence against women.