Gender-Based Violence

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Gender Equality Animation | Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector (12+)

An animated video to highlight the importance of gender equality, including simple actions all organizations can take to improve gender equality in their programs and services.

Run Like a Girl | Always Commercial (12+)

“Like a Girl” should never be used as an insult.

Inspiration: What is Gender Based Violence | iSchool Africa Education Trust (16+)

Gender-Based violence refers to harmful acts directed at an individual based on gender. It is rooted in gender inequality, power abuse, and harmful norms. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a severe violation of human rights and a life-threatening health and protection issue.

What domestic violence looks like for men | WOWK 13 News (16+)

An element often overlooked when discussing domestic violence is domestic violence directed at men, but there’s help for them, too. This video was broadcasted by WOWK-TV, which is a Nexstar station in Huntington and Charleston, West Virginia and its resources are American. Please see the resources below for a local context.

Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women | Statistics Canada (12+)

Statistics Canada’s Women’s Subcommittee recognizes Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women (December 6).

It’s Time to End Gender-Based Violence | Women and Gender Equality Canada (14+)

Women are almost four times more likely than men to experience intimate partner violence. Indigenous women experienced violence at a rate 2.7 times higher than that reported by non-Indigenous women. Gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals are three times more likely than heterosexuals to report experiencing violence. Gender-based violence must end.

What is Toxic Masculinity? (16+)

The concept of toxic masculinity is used in academic and media discussions of masculinity to refer to certain cultural norms associated with harm to society and men. 

Tea Consent (14+)

Consent is as simple as tea. Either you want it, or you don’t. Ignoring consent is violence. (Copyright ©2015 Emmeline May and Blue Seat Studios)
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