She is here. Relentless Resilience.
Gender-based violence is affecting every aspect of Canadian life.
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The Grassroots has spoken.
PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS & research
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 across the SDGs – a beijing +25 initiative #EndGBVtoAchieveSDGs Gender-based violence is a National Emergency in Canada. It is affecting every single aspect of Canadian life 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.
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, trans/homophobia,
the peer prevention project – impact report & Youth survey results 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
Camp sisterhood – a photographic account of a post-earthquake project, 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 Aura Freedom in Nepal
bikes & rights – A community consultation to address child marriage – nepal Bikes & Rights was a community study on the connection between education and child marriage and the multiple barriers facing adolescent girls in the village of Mahadevphuri (Banke District of Nepal). Read and/or download the report here: Bikes & Rights – A Community Consultation to Address Child