PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS AND RESEARCH
Relentless Resilience 2 has arrived.
A year after the original Relentless Resilience report was published, explore this summary report of our consultations (supported by WAGE and YWCA Canada) with grassroots stakeholders on the frontlines on what is needed in Canada’s National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence.
We are once again elevating community voices to high level government to end the pandemic that is gender-based violence and providing crucial insight on how the Plan must be created.
The Grassroots speaks again.
She is here. Relentless Resilience.
Gender-based violence is affecting every aspect of Canadian life. It is and has been a global emergency and human rights abuse for centuries – yet has never been treated as such.
Download Aura Freedom’s official 2020 Beijing +25 Parallel Report, with various calls to action for the Canadian government, including the desperate need for a national action plan to end GBV. Explore grassroots accounts, survivor experiences, and perspectives of marginalized communities.
The Grassroots has spoken.
Relentless Resilience 2 – The Grassroots Speaks Again Grassroots consultations for a National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence Aura Freedom’s original Relentless Resilience report highlighted numerous grassroots voices and the voices of GBV survivors. It also outlined the urgent need for a National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence. In January 2021, the Government of Canada recognized the
Preventing Gender-Based Violence is Essential, too. Preventing gender-based violence is an essential element of Canada’s post-pandemic recovery. Download our brief and case for strengthening intersectional feminism and grassroots activism to prevent gender-based violence during COVID-19 and through Canada’s post pandemic recovery. CLICK HERE TO READ THE BRIEF
GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND THE SDGs Gender-based violence is affecting every single aspect of life in Canada and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Grassroots groups have been advocating for change for a long time. We can’t wait any longer. Gender-based violence is impacting families, communities and entire countries. While global heads of state convene to discuss struggling economies, migration,
Relentless Resilience – A Beijing +25 Canadian Parallel Report The Grassroots has spoken. In February 2020, Aura Freedom submitted an official Beijing +25 Canadian Parallel Report with a focus on gender-based violence entitled ‘Relentless Resilience’. Relentless Resilience is a report that calls for holistic change to address the root causes of gender-based violence (gender inequity, systemic racism, colonialism, ableism,
The Peer Prevention Project – 2020 Impact Report In 2019 only alone, Aura Freedom’s Peer Prevention Project operated in over 36 youth spaces across Toronto with 2,000+ participants to prevent gender-based violence and exploitation in the city. From those 36 presentations, 19 survivors of sexual exploitation, human trafficking and sexual violence came forward and were referred to crucial services. For
Camp Sisterhood: A Photographic Account of a Post-Earthquake Project for Women and Girls in Nepal A stunning photographic look at Aura Freedom’s “Female Friendly Spaces”, a local intervention to prevent and address gender-based violence in post-earthquake Nepal. Read and / or download the report here: Camp Sisterhood-Aura Freedom Post-Earthquake In partnership with Apeiron Global Photos by Mandy Glinsbockel, on assignment for