Learning modules for youth

In this series of learning modules, we’re empowering youth like you to help end gender-based violence (GBV) by teaching you how to recognize it, take action, and get support for yourself or others.

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How can I help end gender-based violence?

GBV is a serious issue that affects everyone, everywhere in Canada — including young people.

As a young person, you have an important role to play in ending GBV. From calling GBV out when you see it to supporting victims and survivors, there are countless ways you can use your voice to create a safer Canada for everyone.

The intersectional and inclusive modules below cover key topics related to GBV in an interactive and action-oriented way. They include information and activities to:

Access the modules

These modules have been created so that you can explore the information for yourself. Download all modules (ZIP – 39.4 MB) or choose the content that is most important to you based on your needs.

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Introduction: Understanding your rights (PDF - 4.1 MB)

Discover what rights you have as a young person and learn how to set boundaries by creating a Personal Bill of Rights.

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Module 1: Gender-based violence and healthy relationships (PDF – 5.6 MB)

Explore what gender-based violence is, who it affects the most, and how you can spot the signs in your relationships.

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Module 2: Gender-based violence and you (PDF – 7.7 MB)

Learn how to talk about gender-based violence with your loved ones and think about GBV through an intersectional lens.

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Module 3: Seeking support for gender-based violence  (PDF – 11.3 MB)

Find resources to support yourself or a loved one, learn how to avoid unsafe situations, and see how self-care can help you handle trauma.

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Module 4: Being a gender-based violence ally (PDF – 11.6 MB)

Become an ally to those who have been subjected to gender-based violence and learn how to speak up, with, and for people experiencing harm, violence, and oppression.

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Need help?

If you or someone you know is being subjected to gender-based violence, help is available.

Get help now

If you need immediate assistance, call 911 or your local law enforcement.

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