Ending Violence Links

Churches have an important role in ending gender-based violence.

What does this mean? How can we take action?

Thursdays in Black

Worshipping women

“Thursdays in Black” at the World Day of Prayer International Committee in Brazil, 2017

Our WICC Council and Staff support “Thursdays in Black”, wearing black in solidarity of ending rape and violence in our world. This grassroots movement is endorsed by the World Day of Prayer International Committee.

Join us with your own solidarity button.

Liturgy for December 6th

WICC also offers a series of liturgy for use on December 6th, Canada’s “National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women”. These interdenominational services are free and focus on remembrance and hope.

Download now:

The Light Shines in the Darkness (2015) – PDF, Word

A New Day will Dawn on Us From Above (2014) – PDF, Word

Heal Us, Strengthen Us and Renew Us (2013) – PDF, Word

Building Hope in Community (2012) – PDF, Word

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La lumière brille dans les ténèbres (2015) – PDF, Word

L’astre levant viendra pour nous d’en haut (2014) – PDF, Word

Guérison, force et renouveau (2013) – PDF, Word

Construire l’espérance pour la communauté – PDF, Word

Restore: Ending Violence Against Women

The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada has updated its “Healing Waters” resource on gender-based violence. The new version, “Restore”, was recently introduced here. It is a detailed tool for understanding and acting against violence.

Status of Women

For more information about gender-based violence, please consult the Status of Women Canada website.