COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

Author: Samira Chowdhury

Samira Chowdhury

Samira Chowdhury was a placement student with the Public Engagement team at the Canadian Women’s Foundation in 2019. She has a BA in Sociology and Ethics, Society & Law from University of Toronto, and at the time was enrolled in Humber College’s Professional Writing and Communications program.

What will happen to my pet if I leave?

Research shows that pets play a role in women’s decisions to leave abusive relationships — in fact women may risk their own well-being for the sake of their pets. It’s good to know that and safety resources and service providers are increasingly taking pets into account.


10 Ways Your Support Ignites Girls’ Potential

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We want all girls to believe in themselves, realize that they matter, and reach their full potential.

You can help by supporting girls’ programs in Canada.


Prioritizing Sexual Violence Prevention Efforts

A group of students talk around a table.

A new framework will guide post-secondary institutions with resources and the assistance they need to update their sexual violence policies and plans.


New Technology Can Be Used To Abuse Women

woman checks phone while at computer

Advances in technology are giving abusive partners and stalkers the opportunity to expand their control when they are away from their target.



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