Blog Posts from August, 2020

Dating Safe: How to Safely Intervene if you Witness Violence

“As few as 8% of adolescents who experience dating violence reach out to parents, teachers, health care practitioners, or other adults who can help...

Dating Safe: Intoxication Culture and How it Impacts Relationships

“44% of youth surveyed in BC indicated that they had drank heavily in the last month.” [1] Intoxication culture permeates through media, schools,...

Dating Safe: Understanding Dating Violence

“More than 11 million Canadians have been physically or sexually assaulted since the age of 15.” [1] Dating violence is a widespread issue in Canada...

Dating Safe: Social Media And Dating

According to the United Nations, 75% of women have experienced cyber violence online. [1] LGBTQ2S youth experience cyber-violence three times as much...

The YWCA Employment Navigator Program Helps Single Mothers Thrive

Single mothers can face great challenges. They might experience isolation, unstable housing, food insecurity and difficulty accessing resources and...

Dating Safe: Building Consent Culture in Your Relationships

The most common types of unwanted sexual behavior experienced by women in public are unwanted sexual attention (25%), unwanted physical contact (17...