Consent in the case of sexual relations, consists of voluntarily giving – or not giving – consent. This consent must be given in a free and informed way. If this is not the case, the person’s consent is not valid. Keep in mind: You can withdraw your consent at any time, even if you already
Have you experienced bullying at school? Do you often think about these experiences and how they still affect you? Would you like to meet other women who have experienced bullying? YWCA Montreal offers you to join its new support group for young women who have experienced bullying. Developed by Youth Services, the group offers the opportunity
YWCA Montreal was hosting the Honourable Maryam Monsef on August 9th, to announce the funding that will help end sexual violence against women in the Montreal and Montérégie regions. YWCA Montreal will work in collaboration with Action jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’Île and Justice alternative du Suroit, on a three years project which will aim to increase
Since its launch last August, the Do You NO the Limit? project has been touring several Quebec cities and was presented this week in the Northern Quebec town of Chibougamau. Thanks to an invitation from the Centre de Femmes Les Elles du Nord, project agents Laurence Arbogast and Stéphanie Coronado-Montoya flew more than 650 kilometers
These are just a few of the words our Strong Girls, Strong World participants used to describe their recent experience at the Strong Girls, Strong World Summit this last Fall. For nearly two years, the youth services of YWCA Montreal works with paticipants in its community, in collaboration with Plan International Canada, YMCA Canada & YWCA Canada worked in
Awarded to the YWCA Montreal by the Secrétariat à la condition féminine This video clip project on the subject of hypersexualisation, directed in 2014 by the documentary filmaker Ève Lamont and originating from research conducted by the organization’s Youth Services team, has won the Prix Égalité Thérèse-Casgrain awarded by the Secrétariat à la condition féminine
10 Books about Women Role Models to Inspire Young Minds, presented by the YWCA Montreal. To celebrate 2016’s International Women’s Day, the YWCA Montreal presents Ten Books about Women Role Models to Inspire Young Minds. This list of illustrated books has been compiled by the organization’s Youth Services team for 3 to 16 year olds.