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Bridging Gaps and Building A Picture for Change
Get Familiar with our Policies Matter Project
Ready to finally access, navigate and explore WomanACTs newest and most innovative web based tool? No better time than today! Hopefully by now you are familiar with the Policies Matter Project, a collaborative research and examination initiative undertaken by WomanACT, the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and Elizabeth Fry Toronto. ...more

End Violence Against Women Week in Toronto
in Review
On behalf of Harmy Mendoza, Executive Director, and the WomanACT team, we are so proud and happy to announce that the End Violence Against Women Week in Toronto was a massive success! With over 200 attendees from various organizations across the GTA, we as a group of strong and passionate frontline workers, advocates, lawyers and policy makers were able to connect, share and discuss better ways to protect and serve women and children fleeing violence. ...more

Nomination Deadline Extended!
WomanACT's Soul of a Warrior Awards
No individual is an Island. In support of women who have and still are experiencing violence; we salute your courage. We are proudly wearing our purple scarves in support of Woman Abuse Prevention Month and the Wrapped in Courage Campaign. You can purchase yours at a local women's shelter. ...more

Nominations are now Open!
WomanACT is proud to present the 2016 Soul of a Warrior Awards
What is a warrior? It is a term that carries different meanings respective to the context. We describe a true warrior as one who protects and works towards balance and peace. ...more

WomanACT Annual Report
The Woman Abuse Council of Toronto (WomanACT) is proud to present our 2014-2015 Annual Report. ...more

WomanACT Soul of a Warrior Award
The WomanACT Soul of a Warrior is a new award given to an exceptional front line worker in the Violence against Women sector. Nominees for this award must work in Toronto and show commitment to advocacy for improving the lives of women and children experiencing violence. ...more


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