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Two Pandemics, One World

Two Pandemics, One World

We are experiencing two pandemics in one world. COVID-19 highlighted the existing global gender-based violence pandemic and it’s harmful outcomes for women and girls. It’s hard to believe that it has been 16 months since the COVID-19 pandemic first impacted the lives of everyone worldwide. Even after the initial shock of the global pandemic declaration, […]

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The Prevalence of Gender-Based Violence in Canada

The Prevalence of Gender-Based Violence in Canada

As MentorAction continues to engage our community in efforts to end gender-based violence, there may be people who assume that these sorts of things are not commonplace in Canada – unfortunately, this is not the case. Below are current facts and statistics surrounding the prevalence of gender-based violence in Canada. In Canada, 160 women and […]

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What is Gender-Based Violence?

What is Gender-Based Violence?

What is gender-based violence? Isn’t it the same as domestic violence? Often people think gender-based violence is the same as violence against women or intimate partner violence – but this is not accurate. Gender-based violence is a phenomenon deeply rooted in gender inequality, and continues to be one of the most notable human rights violations […]

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The Freedom and Hope Women's Golf Tournament

The Freedom and Hope Women's Golf Tournament

The Freedom and Hope Women’s Golf Tournament is an annual fundraiser for Jared’s Place, a program of Interval House of Hamilton. Jared’s Place provides legal information, advocacy, court accompaniment, and system navigation to women involved in Family or Criminal Court. Jared’s Place remains underfunded and relies on fundraising to keep their doors open. There is […]

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Steel City Allies

Steel City Allies

The Steel City Allies is an online call-to-action campaign to end gender-based violence. By making their promise to end gender-based violence, allies have taken their #firststepfirstchange. Gender-based violence is a global pandemic. We all have women and girls in our lives who we love and care about and all women and girls have an undeniable […]

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Interval House of Hamilton Celebrates 35 Years of Service

Interval House of Hamilton Celebrates 35 Years of Service

Interval House of Hamilton celebrates 35 years of serving women and children in the City of Hamilton. Beginning in a small building located in the city’s lower east end, Interval House of Hamilton has grown and responded to the needs of women and children for over 35 years. Through the years, new programs have been […]

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