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Violence Against Women

FLEW – Family Law Education for Women

Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) is a METRAC project funded by Ontario Women’s Directorate. It provides Family legal information in plain and simple  language for women.  So far, they have 12 booklets on various subjects (such as alternative dispute resolution, child support, family arbitration, etc.) These titles are available in 14 languages and 3 formats (Braille, large print, audio files). http://www.onefamilylaw.ca/en/english/

White Ribbon Campaign

The world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity http://www.whiteribbon.ca/

Stop Rape Now

UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) unites the work of 13 UN entities with the goal of ending sexual violence in conflict. It is a concerted effort by the UN system to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors http://www.stoprapenow.org/

Metrac

A community-based, not-for-profit organization based in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) that works to prevent and eliminate violence against diverse women and youth. We are committed to the right of women and youth to live free of violence and the threat of violence http://www.metrac.org/

OAITH

A provincial coalition founded by women’s shelter advocates in 1977. Membership includes primarily first stage emergency shelters for abused women and their children, as well as some second stages housing programs and community-based women’s service organizations http://www.oaith.ca/

The Women’s Centre (Grey & Bruce) Inc.

The Women’s Centre has been providing service since 1982.  It is a safer place for women and their children serving Grey and Bruce County.  The shelter is located within the city of Owen Sound.  Our VAW – Violence Against Women Services are available. If you are a woman suffering from abuse, harassment or assault – you do not have to face the crisis alone.

Call our crisis help line 519-371-1600 or toll free 1-800-265-3722.  Trained counsellors provide support, referral and counselling to women and their children who are currently in abusive situations, have experienced abuse or are fearful that they may be in danger of being abused.

http://www.thewomenscentre.org/