November 15, 2022

BWSS: Colour of Violence: Race, Gender & Anti-Violence Services

The Battered Women’s Support Services is launching “Colour of Violence: Race, Gender & Anti-Violence Services” As part of the #16DaysofActivism Against Gender-Based Violence, BWSS is thrilled […]
October 31, 2022

BC Business – Article: How the Afghan Women’s Employment program is helping refugees land on their own feet

In this article, BC Business highlights the success story of YWCA Metro Vancouver’s six-week program that offers employment training and resources in Pashto and Dari speaking […]
September 23, 2022

Online Course: Bridges to Safety – Building capacity of the settlement sector to respond to gender-based violence, together with the anti-violence sector

The YMCA and their national partners invite settlement and anti-violence sector staff to register for the new session of the online course “Bridges to Safety: Building […]
April 4, 2022

Programs & Services: YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE) is an employment and training program that supports Afghan refugee women in exploring and securing careers or further education in Canada. […]
March 28, 2022

Ukrainian Crisis: Women Survivors Resource Network Monthly Speaker Series

This speaker series is presented by a community of refugee and immigrant women from regions of armed conflict who have come together, in partnership with VAST, […]
February 7, 2022

Development of Gender-based Violence Awareness Information and Orientation Session | Gender-Based Violence GBV Settlement Sector Strategy Project

In April 2019, with funding from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), four organizations from the anti-violence and settlement sectors, partnered to begin collaborative work on […]
January 28, 2022

MOSAIC SCOPE Project – Call for Applications

MOSAIC has recently been approved for additional funding to expand on the SCENE program that concluded some time ago. The name has been changed to SCOPE […]
December 15, 2021

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE)

Are you an Afghan refugee woman? Do you want to start a career in Canada? YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment (AWE) can help you gain skills and […]
October 15, 2021

The Power of Community Fundraising: Coming Together to Support Afghan Women

There is so much power in community fundraising, and the local community continues to show up for Afghan women. This fall, local businesses and organizations have […]
July 28, 2021

Gender + Migration Hub

The Gender + Migration Hub aims to support governments, civil society, and other stakeholders to ensure that migration and other relevant policies are gender-responsive and align […]
February 25, 2021

Learn and share: EU-Can Migrant Women Platform resources

In November 2020, the EU and Canada organized a series of events and policy dialogues with a focus on the integration of migrant women as part of their […]
February 16, 2021

ISSofBC – HIPPY and SMART programs for refugees and refugee claimants

ISSofBC is currently recruiting participants for their program SMART (Supporting Mothers and Raising Toddlers), and HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters). Eligilibty: refugees, refugee claimants […]
November 15, 2020

SFU Research Study on Refugee Women

Are you interested in participating in a study to better understand the challenges young adult women from refugee backgrounds face in trying to pursue their educational […]
November 5, 2020

IRB: Notice on the Establishment of the Gender Related Task Force at the RPD

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gender Related Task Force (GRTF) at the Refugee Protection Division […]
August 26, 2020

Training Webinar: Domestic Violence – Supporting Refugees and Refugee Claimants in B.C.

This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on August 11, 2020, covers supports for refugees and refugee claimants facing domestic violence, along with self-care strategies for […]
August 17, 2020

ISSofBC – Reviving Hope and Home Program

Reviving Hope and Home – RHH is a flexible, individualized program for Government Assisted Refugee mothers to help them build connections and settle in Canada.  Government Assisted […]
July 26, 2020

Canadian Women’s Foundation: The Violence at Home Signal for Help – Video and Toolkit

There’s ample evidence that disaster situations can lead to a surge in gender-based violence. Public health directives on home isolation might increase danger and risk for people in […]
July 26, 2020

Burnaby Neighbourhood House: Services for Refugees

BNH Settlement Program provides free services and practical guidance to help newcomers refugees with their everyday living needs and the resources available to help you get […]
July 18, 2020

DIVERSEcity: H.E.A.L. for Work Program for Women

Empowering survivors of violence and trauma getting into the labour market Gain new skills and work experience to build the life you want in Canada with […]
June 24, 2020

Ni Wakati – Support for African immigrants and refugee women

Ni Wakati supports African immigrant and refugee women in making informed choices about their health and social needs.Navigating a new healthcare system as an African newcomer […]