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Risk Assessment and Safety Planning Tool for survivors of gender-based violence released by the Barbra Schlifer Clinic

Informed by a 3-year community-based research study, the online tool will be available to service providers across Canada to help them assess the risks of violence faced by survivors and to enhance safety planning.   Toronto, Ontario - Released this fall by the...

Decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in the case of Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia released today

Toronto, Ontario: July 7, 2023 - Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is encouraged by the Ontario Court of Appeal’s recognition that “it is axiomatic that intimate partner violence must be recognized, denounced and deterred” and that “society, the legislature, and...

OBA Award of Excellence in The Promotion of Women and Gender Diverse People’s Equality

June 1, 2023 Deepa Mattoo, OBA Conference CentreGood evening, everyone. Today marks the beginning of Pride, and I am so proud of the Clinic's commitment to supporting trans and gender-diverse communities. Happy Pride to all. It is an honour to stand before you as this...

2023 Spirit of Barbra Schifer Award Recipients

 Dr. Wendy Cukier and Oyeyinka Oyelowo Announced as the 2023 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Recipients The annual award acknowledges their commitment to protecting and advocatingfor the rights of survivors of gender-based violence.   Toronto, ON -- Barbra Schlifer...

Post #MeToo

Join us for a series of conversations exploring how our legal and social structures have changed in the wake of the #MeToo movement.   Our second in the series will focus on the hospitality sector and soaring rates of workplace sexual assault....

2023 Spirit of Barbra Schifer Award Recipients

 Dr. Wendy Cukier and Oyeyinka Oyelowo Announced as the 2023 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Recipients The annual award acknowledges their commitment to protecting and advocatingfor the rights of survivors of gender-based violence.   Toronto,...