About Amber Minnings

Amber Minnings was a former Public Relations and Online Engagement Coordinator at the Canadian Women's Foundation. She is passionate about engaging men and boys to end violence against women and girls, and promoting gender justice worldwide. 

Can You Connect Me with a Survivor?

2017-12-19T16:29:26+00:00May 29, 2017|Gender-based violence|


Here at the Canadian Women's Foundation, one of the requests we get most from media is "can you connect me with a survivor?"


Those reporting on violence against women and girls often want to hear first-hand what it was like to experience domestic violence, sex trafficking, or sexual assault.


In the best-case scenario, it's because the reporter wants to personalize and contextualize the issue so that they, and their readers, come away with a better understanding and can work toward ending violence.