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Our Public Education Program delivers educational programming on a variety of topics relating to gender-based violence and gender-empowerment/inclusivity. Here are a list of topics we offer:

Topics about G-W Women in Crisis

  • Overview of G-W Women in Crisis Programs and Services
  • G-W Women in Crisis: Your Donations at Work
  • How to Support Our Work/ Get Involved

Topics about Abuse

  • Financial Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional/Psychological Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Knowing the Warning Signs of Abuse
  • Online Abuse/ Cyberviolence
  • Supporting Survivors of Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • The Spectrum of Gender-Based Violence
  • Children Witnessing Abuse
  • Understanding Power and Control

Topics about Human Trafficking

  • Human Trafficking 101
  • Knowing the Warning Signs of Human Trafficking
  • How to Support Survivors of Human Trafficking
  • Sex Work vs. Sex Trafficking
  • Online Grooming and Internet Safety

Topics about Sexual Violence and Sex

  • Sexual Communication and Consent
  • Understanding the Spectrum of Sexual Violence (sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, online sexual violence)
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Assault
  • Online Sexual Violence
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Stalking
  • Combatting Rape Culture/ Building Cultures of Consent
  • Hypersexualization and Objectification
  • Sex Positivity
  • Sex and Substances
  • Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence
  • Bystander Intervention

Topics about Relationships

  • Healthy Relationships/ Friendships
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Dating Violence
  • Boundaries and Communication
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Pornography, Sexuality and Relationships

Topics about Gender Equality, Gender Expression, Gender-Identity and Sexual Orientation

  • Feminism 101
  • Creating Safe Spaces for Queer Youth
  • Deconstructing Gender Norms and Stereotypes
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity and Gender Expression
  • Healthy Masculinity
  • Gender, Media and Representation

Topics about Intersectional Impacts of Violence

  • Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit Peoples
  • Violence Against the 2SLGBTQ+ Community
  • Violence Against Persons with Disabilities
  • Violence Against Immigrant and Refugee Women
  • Violence Against BIPOC
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Violence

Topics about Empowerment

  • Self-Love
  • Self-Care
  • Positive Body Image
  • Building Self-Esteem

Topics about Safety

  • Safety Planning
  • Community Safety
  • Internet Safety
  • Safer Partying

Topics for Workplaces/Professional Development

  • Responding to Disclosures of Gender-Based Violence
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Creating Cultures of Consent at Work
  • Understanding Gender Oppression
  • Fostering Gender-Inclusive Workplaces
  • Bystander Intervention
  • Providing Trauma-Informed Care

For Public Education Inquiries, please email or call 519-836-1110 ext. 234.