Learn About Sexual Violence & GBV

Sexual Assault Statistics in Canada

The rate of sexual assault for Canadians aged 15 to 24 is 18 times higher than that of Canadians aged 55 and older.

It is estimated that numbers for all instances sexual and/ or gender-based violence are underreported due to barriers and stigma associated with reporting.

What Is Consent?

Click below to watch a short video that will explain consent including: what consent is and what it is not, what consent looks like, age of consent and how to ask for consent.

How to Have "The Talks"

They’re ready. Raising sexually healthy children and educating everyone on sex positive, shame free ways that our body works is an evidence-based approach to ending future sexual, gender-based, and intimate partner violence. If you’re looking for books to talk to young ones about topics such as gender, racism, activism, empathy, emotions etc., check out A Kids Book About!

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But I Said Yes...

Coercive control is not consent. Saying “Yes” or agreeing to something because you…

  • felt pressured were
  • manipulated
  • worn down from being repeatedly asked
  • didn’t feel like there was another option
  • you felt that your life or safety was at-risk
  • you felt that the safety of others was at-risk