Our Respect in Action (ReAct) peer program builds youth leadership to end violence against women and youth. ReAct Youth Facilitators create resources and lead interactive afterschool programs, workshops, trainings and presentations for youth, educators and service providers.

Notable achievements

Where we work

Elementary and high schools, community centres, drop-ins, shelters, detention centres

Key factors explored

Bullying, gender roles, dating violence, sexual violence, community safety, relationships, self-care

A Peer Facilitator’s perspective

Linda Frempong, ReAct Facilitator, explains what the program does at the Consent+Rights+Respect Forum on youth challenging sexual violence (April 10, 2014).

ReAct’s Gone Global: Girl Clubs in Ghana

Mehret’s story

Shadika’s story

“I would look forward to coming to school on Thursdays just so I could see the ReAct Youth Facilitators and my new friends – also to have very interesting conversations about things that are usually kept on the hush-hush.”