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Nov 24, 2022

Joint statement on the release of the national action plan to end gender-based violence.


By: Rise

As advocates who developed a Roadmap for the National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence, we have been anxiously waiting for the release of this 10-year plan. This statement is our joint reaction to…
Oct 28, 2022

Campaign: One billable hour

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By: Rise

Family law is the most significant unmet legal need in BC Rise Women’s Legal Centre is helping to change that. Donate Right now, women across British Columbia are struggling to navigate the family…
Oct 18, 2022

REPORT: Creating Safety in BC Courts: Key Challenges and Recommendations


By: Rise

Led by Haley Hrymak with the generous support from the Law Foundation of BC, this research undertaken between April 2021 and March 2022. In this research, we asked: Is there a way to…
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Our office is located on unceded territory of the Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish), Tsleil-Waututh (Burrard), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

Accessibility & Comfort at Rise

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