Learning about law, HIV and violence

METRAC is part of a collaboration led by the Women and HIV/AIDS Initiative and Springtide Resources that seeks to strengthen connections between AIDS service and violence against women organizations in Toronto. Below is a description of an event we’re planning to help build greater understanding of the issues.

Event: HIV and Gender-Based Violence: What Does the Law Say?

Save the date: Wednesday March 11, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

What: a unique, day-long learning opportunity for service providers in Toronto’s AIDS service organizations and violence against women sectors

Where: 519 Community Centre, 519 Church Street, 2nd Floor Ballroom

You’ll learn about:

  • What the laws in Canada say about sexual violence and HIV disclosure
  • What service providers can do to support women and trans people dealing with violence and HIV
  • Organizational policies and how it can impact women and trans people living with HIV
  • Stories of women and trans people with lived experience

Come be a part of the conversation and network with other service providers! There is limited seating. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

Access: Wheelchair accessible space with gender neutral washrooms. Attendant care, ASL interpretation and note-taking will be provided.

More information: contact Stella Osagie (sosagie@actoronto.org) or Zahra Mohammadi Bolouk (zbolouk@actoronto.org)

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