Who We Are

Woman Abuse Council of Toronto (WomanACT) has been providing coordination, planning and community mobilization in Toronto since 1991. Today, we are a charitable organization with a membership of organizations and individuals working to end violence against women through system change.

Our Vision

WomanACT envisions a world where all women are safe and have access to equal opportunities

Our Mission

WomanACT works collaboratively to eradicate violence against women through community mobilization, coordination, research, policy and education.

Strategic Plan

Our strategic plan for the next four years is focused on deepening our impact, growing our partners, expanding our education, and getting better at measuring our work.

Our Approach

We take an integrated approach to making change. Our goal is to create lasting and systemic change through knowledge, collaboration and policy change.

Our Values

Gender Equity

We are a feminist organization and challenge the systems that reinforce inequalities.


We support and learn from diverse voices, perspectives and approaches to find effective system responses and solutions.

Partnership and Collaboration

We work across sectors and with communities to learn from each other and strengthen our collective impact and outcomes.

Learning and Innovation

We value continuous learning and embrace bold and evidence-based solutions that result in meaningful system change.

Transparency and Accountability

We value integrity and hold ourselves accountable to our stakeholders and our communities.

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