2023-09-21

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Québec City, Québec

Empowering Equality: YWCA Quebec's Impact on Gender-Based Violence and Community Support

  • Authors:
  • Shang Yu Gong

Gender Equality

Domestic Violence

Survivor Support

Community Housing

Youth Empowerment

Women’s Rights

References

Jaffray, B. (2020). Experiences of violent victimization and unwanted sexual behaviours among gay, lesbian, bisexual and other sexual minority people, and the transgender population, in Canada, 2018. Statistics Canada Retrieved from https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/85-002-x/2020001/article/00009-eng.htm

Government of Canada. (2022). What is gender-based violence? Retrieved from https://women-gender-equality.canada.ca/en/gender-based-violence/about-gender-based-violence.html#shr-pg0

Violence against women. (2023). Retrieved from https://www.quebec.ca/en/gouvernement/portrait-quebec/droits-liberte/gender-equality/violence-against-women

Blouin, T., & Julien, M. (2022). Violence conjugale et féminicides au Québec en 2021. https://csf.gouv.qc.ca/article/publicationsnum/les-femmes-et-la-pandemie/societe/violence-conjugale-feminicides-quebec-2021/

Blouin, T., & Julien, M. (2022). Violence conjugale et féminicides au Québec en 2021. https://csf.gouv.qc.ca/article/publicationsnum/les-femmes-et-la-pandemie/societe/violence-conjugale-feminicides-quebec-2021/

Julien, M. (2021). Les violences faites aux femmes en période de crise sanitaire. Gouvernement du Québec Retrieved from https://csf.gouv.qc.ca/article/publicationsnum/les-femmes-et-la-pandemie/societe/les-violences-faites-aux-femmes-en-periode-de-crise-sanitaire/

Statistics Canada. (2023). Table 35-10-0119-01 Number and rate of victims of solved homicides, by gender, Indigenous identity and type of accused-victim relationship. Statistics Canada Retrieved from https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=3510011901

Cite This Community Knowledge Publication

Yu Gong, S. (2023). Empowering Equality: YWCA Quebec's Impact on Gender-Based Violence and Community Support. ScienceReach. Retrieved from https://sciencereach.ca/community-publications/6b5BRmBmACnv4AU0Mqwlgv

About The Organization

The YWCA Québec is a dynamic organization dedicated to empowering women and children through diverse courses, activities, and an EcoBoutique offering affordable family clothing. They provide inclusive accommodation options for women with or without children, including emergency and transitional support. Their annual "De l'ombre à la lumière" fundraising event sustains housing services. The YWCA Québec Foundation drives projects promoting gender equality in children's literature and philanthropy. Committed to inclusivity and empowerment, they offer a safe space for women and girls' development and growth, advocating for equality and community support.

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