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The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) is committed to the development and application of knowledge for the prevention of violence against women and children through promoting innovation, collaboration and equality.



At the Centre

Samra Zafar, award-winning speaker & author is coming to London!


DATE: March 12 & 13, 2020
LOCATION: Western University, Faculty of Education

Samra Zafar is an international speaker; bestselling author; and social entrepreneur who advocates for equity; inclusion; and human rights. Samra’s story from child bride suffering decades of abuse, to single mother working multiple jobs, to graduating top of her class is an inspirational story we all need to hear. Register & View More Information

Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace Through Collaboration Dialogue Series


The Regional Dialogue Series has been created with the intention of creating space for labour, federally regulated employers, shelters, and marginalized communities to come together and collaborate. The intention is to share information about working collaboratively across sectors, geographies and types of organizations to address domestic violence in the workplace.
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 Trauma and Violence Intervention Research: Promoting safety and well-being across the lifespan

CREVAWC-site-banner-sml.jpgPre-conference workshops: June 9, 2020
Conference: June 10-11, 2020
Location: RBC Place, London, ON

Trauma is prevalent in our world and many of the people we work with live with its physical, mental and emotional impacts. Providing effective and compassionate support requires trauma-informed practice with a cultural and historical understanding of lived experience. Join our conference featuring innovative trauma-and violence-informed health promotion and intervention research supporting people with lived experiences of intimate partner violence and/or child maltreatment.  View more information

Canadian researchers, community collaborators launch study to learn
from survivors and those left behind to enhance domestic homicide prevention