From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.
Today marks the beginning of Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Awareness Week (November 19-23, 2018) The theme is GBA+ Benefits Everyone, highlighting that when we apply a GBA+ approach, we ensure that benefits are equally enjoyed by everyone — regardless of sex, gender, age, race, rurality, language, ability or any other identity factor. What is GBA+? GBA+ is an analytical tool used to assess how diverse groups of women, men and gender-diverse people may experience policies, programs and initiatives. The + in GBA+ acknowledges that GBA goes beyond biological (sex) and socio-cultural (gender) differences and addresses the multiple identity factors we all have, such as race, ethnicity, religi
The Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) invites you to join us for the 2018 Summit on the theme of “A City for All,” on December 4, 2018. Building off of last year's Resilience Summit, the intent of the Summit is to explore how diversity, inclusion and reconciliation can improve Vancouver's resiliency - our ability to anticipate, prevent and respond effectively to shocks and stresses. For more information and tickets see: A City for All
We invite you to come to our AGM, everyone is welcomed, but only members that have paid their membership dues are eligible to vote. Annual memberships are available for a minimum donation of $10. Payment is done through PayPal via credit card. Click on the "Donate" Button on our WTC website, which ill lead you to the PayPal form, please let us know if you are paying for a new membership, renewing your annual membership or simply making a donation. At the AGM, we will be electing the 2018/2019 board positions. Halena Seiferling, our staff reseacher will present a discussion on the impacts of implementing wards/proportional representation in Vancouver. Halena is passionate about women's empowe