Compassion Globally works peacefully to substantially reduce Canada-wide abuse and sexual violence inflicted upon women and girls.
Our Mission: A society free from violence against women and girls, and a culture of respect and consent.
According to Statistics Canada, in 2014, 636,000 Canadians self-reported sexual abuse of some kind. While most violent crime rates have declined over the past 10 years, why are sexual assault numbers not improving? In most assault cases, offenders have been men and thus by its very nature, this makes sexual abuse a men’s issue, a women’s issue and a HUMANKIND issue.
LET US BEGIN A CONTINUING DIALOGUE ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE. WHY IS IT STILL HAPPENING?
Under the leadership of former Canadian Prime Minister and Noble Peace Prize winner, Lester Pearson, Canada was internationally recognized as a nation working towards peaceful solutions to various social issues. It is pertinent to carry this vision forward and tackle the looming issue of sexual violence with compassion.
Changemaker’s Reference Library
With listings of worthy groups that are creating change, and links to articles with helpful information, this collection of articles and references will help you be an agent of change!
Latest addition: How to recognize signs of abuse (PDF)
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