Collection: Violence against women

Our page on Violence against indigenous women and girls – lots of information about the timelines and all of the materials available and organizations involved

Our page “End Violence Against Women”  includes some timelines of the struggle to end violence and some links to related pages

Screencap from A Scream from Silence

Film: A scream from silence – a feature length docudrama about the rape of a nurse – with situations taken from case histories

thumbnail of CLC December 6th Statement 1992

CLC Statement December 6, 1992: A National Day Of Remembrance And Action On Violence Against Women

Screencapture from the film A Safe Distance

Film: The next steps – A three film series about services for battered women.
A Safe Distance – a film about innovative and different services for women fleeing violence.

Screencapture from the film Moving On

Moving On – a film about a plan by the community in London, Ontario to address violence against women

thumbnail of Breaking Free report

Breaking Free: A Proposal for Change To Aboriginal Family Violence– A report by the Ontario Native Women’s Association

A poster for a women's rally in Toronto organized by Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW).

Poster: Violence against women demo poster


A fact sheet about violence against women with disabilities by the DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN)

thumbnail of Beating the Odds: Violence against Women with Disabilities

A position report from DAWN “Beating the Odds”: Violence and Women with Disabilities

Screencapture of the page about the women's movement in Guelph

On our page about feminist initiatives in Guelph -a short history of the women’s shelter in Guelph called The Fourteen Day House

Placards at the 1990 International Women's Day March in Toronto focus on ending violence against women and children. Photograph by Amy Gottlieb.

Photo: International Women’s Day 1990 (Toronto) – Placards that focus on ending violence against women and children.

Some memorable buttons from campaigns against violence against women are available on our buttons page (these and more!)