Helping end sexual and gender-based violence: Available resources

Sexual and gender-based violence, in a nutshell, means harmful acts against a person based on their gender identity. These acts can occur in private or in public, and include things that inflict physical, sexual, or mental harm and suffering. This includes threats, coercion and acts that deny people their freedom.

The Canadian Red Cross works in partnership with key stakeholders, law enforcement, community-based organizations and governments, including Indigenous leadership to address sexual and gender-based violence in Canada and internationally.

Education is an incredibly important part of confronting and working to prevent sexual and gender-based violence. Below are some suggested readings and trainings to help you understand sexual and gender-based violence and have a better idea of how to be part of the solution.

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