Housing is critical to survivors’ safety, and there are opportunities for housing providers and landlords to develop policies and practices to protect the tenancies and safety of survivors.
Survivors’ experiences with landlords and private rental housing are examined in this infographic, along with their preferred safety solutions.
Survivors living in private rental housing are faring worse than other Toronto renters.
The infographic looks at the living conditions of survivors, financial limitations, and eviction related to gender-based violence and rental housing barriers.
It can be difficult for older women to connect and find appropriate services and supports for their needs. This is because most services lack an understanding of older survivors’ needs and how to effectively support them.
This infographic recommends strategies for agencies across sectors to build age-friendly and inclusive supports and services for older women experiencing violence.
Age and gender both significantly impact older women’s experiences of violence.
This infographic demonstrates the interplay of gender and age in many areas of an older woman’s life and how the intersection increases the risk of violence and limits their ability to seek help.
Older women face disproportionate rates of violence in their communities and homes. This violence can be physical, emotional, economic, or sexual.
This infographic breaks down statistical information about violence against older women in Canada and highlights current data gaps.
The right to housing is more than just a roof over one’s head. It is the right to safe, affordable and permanent housing. Survivors living in violent situations are experiencing a violation to their right to housing. Survivors are also at a high risk of homelessness and face a range of barriers to obtaining housing.
This infographic highlights the connections between right to housing, violence against women and homelessness.
Women are at greater risk of sexual harassment and unwanted attention on public transit. The risk and perceived risk are one of the most influential factors in women’s transit decisions. Fear of experiencing harassment impacts how and when women use transit.
This infographic looks at the women’s use of transit in Toronto and common forms of violence on public transit.
Women have different needs and behaviours when it comes to public transit than men. Women tend to take several short trips in one day and often link trips together. Women are also at greater risk of sexual harassment and unwanted attention on transit.
This infographic looks at women and public transit, including patterns, commute modes and experiences of sexual harassment.
Employment sabotage and disruption can include tactics to prevent a survivor from working as well as making it difficult for a survivor to maintain work. These tactics can be used both outside of the workplace and in the workplace.
This infographic introduces the definition of employment sabotage, examples of employment sabotage and workplace responses.
Racialized women are the fastest growing prison population in Canada and many have experiences of trauma. Women in the criminal justice system often have extensive histories of trauma and prisons often repeat traumatic events and intensify symptoms of previous trauma.
This infographic highlights the relationship between trauma, criminalization and race in Canada.