November 17, 2021

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) – Fall Consultation: Welcoming newcomers with open borders

The Canadian Council for Refugees Fall Consultation will take place online from November 29 – December 3, 2021 on the theme of Welcoming newcomers with open […]
November 11, 2021

EVA-BC: Building on Resilience – Training Forum

Ending Violence Association of BC’s (EVA BC) Fall 2021 online training forum focuses on Building on Resilience by enhancing capacity to support survivors of gender-based violence […]
November 11, 2021

PIRS – Afghan Women Fund Auction

As Afghan refugees arrive in Vancouver, these families are having to leave their homes suddenly and rebuild their lives in a new country. Funds raised from […]
October 22, 2021

A Window to an Afghan Heart – Fundraising Gala Dinner

Join in for an evening of Afghan history, culture, food, music, poetry, and the voice of Afghan women. About this event This fundraiser is organized to […]
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 […]
September 25, 2021

YMCA Immigrant Services – Upcoming Fall 2021 programs

Interested participants who register on Eventbrite will be asked to fill out the attached application form if it is their first time attending an event sponsored […]
August 19, 2021

SVH: Newcomer Women Job Connection Program

The South Vancouver Neighbourhood House will be offering the Newcomer Women Job Connection program, which is designed to assist immigrant women in finding employment in childcare […]
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 […]
July 21, 2021

PIRS – Conversation Circle for Immigrant and Refugee Women

Drop-in program for immigrant and refugee women to gather, connect, socialize, and learn with their peers New and returning participants with intermediate-level spoken English are welcomed […]
May 19, 2021

Event – Legal Aid BC: Pathways for women with precarious status fleeing violence

This webinar is presented by Legal Aid BC. Women in abusive relationships who are also involved with immigration issues have a complex system to navigate. Come join […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 16, 2020

Flavours of Hope: Coffee & Art for Newcomer Refugee Women

Flavours of Hope is a non-profit social enterprise that empowers and celebrates newcomer refugee women through cooking, storytelling, and entrepreneurship. Join in with activities led by […]
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 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 […]