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gender-based violence

March 22, 2024

Supporting survivors of gender-based violence as they build new lives

A United Way-funded agency helped Francisca find safety and family

March 01, 2024

6 ways to make life better for women in the GTA

How do you eliminate gendered poverty? Start by creating smart public policies, like these places around the globe.

August 05, 2023

Celebrating 10 Years of FOCUS Toronto

This week we're talking about FOCUS Toronto, a new African resettlement fund, the ILEO Community Storefront, and our CN Tower climb!

February 13, 2020

Why don't women leave abusive relationships?

It takes an average of seven attempts to leave an abusive partner. Here's why.

November 21, 2018

What women's shelters really need—and what they don't

From toiletries to tokens, here’s how to make the most effective donations for families.

April 30, 2018

How to help a friend or family member who's being abused

If you suspect a loved one is being physically, emotionally or financially abused, here’s what to do.