Category: Restore: Ending Violence against Women


Restorative Justice Resources: Taking Action Against Gender-Based Violence

WICC has continually supported grassroots organizations fighting violence against women through prayer, grants and resources. Violence against women happens in all cultures and religions, in all ethnic and racial communities, at every age, and in every income group. Statistics reported by the Canadian government and Department of Justice over the last ten years consistently echo… Read more »


WICC Story by Brenda Halk, WICC Board Member

Brenda Halk has represented the Canadian Baptist Ministries on the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC) Board since 2021. Her connection to WICC started thirty years ago when, as a young mom, she was asked to lead two World Day of Prayer services in Waterloo.  Two years ago, Brenda reconnected with WICC to assist a… Read more »


Human Trafficking Working Group on Sexual Exploitation in Canada: A Working Group of the Commission on Justice and Peace of the Canadian Council of Churches

This group was established in April 2008 by The Commission on Justice and Peace during a strategic planning process that identified human trafficking as a common interest among several member churches. The first meeting of the group was held by conference call on November 5, 2008. In January 2016, the group changed its name to… Read more »


Prayer and Consideration for the Women of Afghanistan

The year was 1988, and each month a small column would appear in our Diocesan newspaper, written by a woman named Win Perryman, on behalf of Amnesty International.  In the fall of that year, I was a newly ordained Anglican pastor, just settling into my first parish in rural Eastern Ontario. The conversations and ministry… Read more »


Restorative Justice: Taking Action Against Gender Violence

WICC has continually supported grassroots organizations fighting violence against women through prayer, grants and resources. Violence against women happens in all cultures and religions, in all ethnic and racial communities, at every age, and in every income group. Statistics reported by the Canadian government and Department of Justice over the last ten years consistently echo… Read more »


Domestic Violence in a Pandemic

Domestic violence is an abuse of power in the home which manifests in a myriad of ways: physical, sexual, financial, psychological and/or emotional.  The perpetrator is often an intimate partner and/or family member.  The abuser may use tactics of intimidation, harassment, threats, confinement, removal of the necessities of life, stalking, damage of property and withdrawal… Read more »


ZOOM Events Hosted by WICC – Fall 2020

1. WDP Coordinators networking event on Zoom – Friday, November 13th at 3 pm EST A one hour gathering for WDP coordinators to receive service updates; learn how to access WDP materials, discuss various service delivery platforms, understand key people to contact for information and support PLUS have an opportunity to ask questions.  Coordinators are encouraged to… Read more »


Restorative Justice – Domestic Incidence Response Urgency During COVID-19

WICC has continually supported grassroots organizations fighting violence against women through prayer, grants and resources. Statistics reported by the Canadian government and Department of Justice over the last ten years consistently support our concern. Approximately every six days, a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner. Out of the 83 police-reported intimate partner… Read more »


NEW! Restorative Justice Podcast

Far too many women are caught in the web of violence. We want to end the reality of women being abused by their partners, and we want women and children to live without the fear of being sexually assaulted or abused. Restore: Ending Violence Against Women is a free online resource is designed to provide helpful information… Read more »