We are the first Canadian incorporated organization created by survivors, for survivors.

Since our founding in 2008, we have been working to place the voices of women-identified survivors of gendered violence at the centre of decision-making, policy change, and personal advocacy.

We are the true experts, and our organization channels our shared experiences to create a better world for everyone.

Personal Advocacy

Through our personal advocacy programs, our members participate in skills-building training and other workshops that help them to develop their voice, connect with other women survivors of gendered violence, engage in peer support, and acquire practical skills to help navigate the various systems including family courts and child welfare.

Political Advocacy

Through our political advocacy, our members provide expert insight directly to governments, service agencies and other organizations by engaging in research initiatives, focus groups, and participating in steering committees, in order to ensure that the voices of survivors are informing policies and programs so that these agencies can respond better to the needs of women experiencing violence.

Social Advocacy

Through our social advocacy, our members and staff work on initiatives to raise public awareness, influence public opinion and change public perceptions of woman abuse by developing community outreach initiatives and engaging with the media, schools, and the private sector. We bring valuable insight from women who have experienced gendered violence as a way to inform society and dispel the myths.

By The Numbers

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in 3 women will experience some form of gendered violence in their lifetime
0 %
of sexual assaults were committed against women aged 15-24
0
number of days that goes by where a woman or girl is a victim of femicide in Canada
$ 0
billion - combined economic cost of intimate partner & sexual violence against women in Canada

Meet Our Team

Nneka is an advocate who works with government and other organizations to eradicate violence against women.
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Nneka MacGregor

Executive Director

Nicole is a Program Manager for capacity-building programs, with a passion for community activism on social issues related to women’s rights.
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Nicole Fontyn

Program Manager

Alison is a Project Coordinator for the Transformative Accountability & Justice Initiative, with a particular interest in research & policy analysis.
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Alison Morrison

Project Coordinator

Diamond is a Project Coordinator for capacity building programs & peer support, with a passion for engaging community members and organizations on social justice activism.
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Diamond Antwi-Mansah

Project Coordinator

Shakila is the Program Coordinator of the C6 counselling program for survivors of gender-based violence in order to support them in their healing journey.
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Shakila Joudaki

Program Coordinator

Shirley is dedicated to the use of scientific evidence to inform clinical practice, through a number of research studies related to both victim/survivors of violence and offender management.
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Shirley Broekstra

Research Associate

Talya is a Placement Student at WomenattheCentrE.
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Talya Dai 

Placement Student

Dr. Tope Adefarakan
Board Co-Chair
Veronica Campos
Board Co-Chair
Christine McCaw
Board Secretary
Esther Addo
Board Treasurer
Alex Plegas
Board Director

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