We partnered up with a group of CEGEP students to explore the ways technology facilitates grooming, luring, and human trafficking. The students were beyond incredible: they showed a sincere interest in the topic and were committed to considering, developing, and proposing practical strategies and tools to educate other young people and to support those experiencing,
Monthly Archives: July 2017
The Preventing Cyberviolence team partnered up with a sexual health initiative for youth in Montreal’s South West, Get to the Pointe! (GTTP). Through ths youth-led initiative, we had the pleasure to forge relationships with three high schools, two community organisations and, most importantly, young people connected to these settings. Working intimately with young people, our
This strategy had a group of youth, all members of an anti-violence community organisation, come together to discuss the meaning and place of cyberviolence in their lives. Using documentary filmmaking as their medium, the youth shared their experiences, reflections, and powerful insights. Learn more about the process here! What Does Cyberviolence Mean to You Documentary
The Preventing Cyberviolence team partnered with Game Curious Montreal, a Mount Royal Game Society initiative. This unique, innovative and refreshingly alternative initiative offered beginner and more seasoned gamers a chance to come together to learn about, discuss, and exchange experiences of cyberviolence, and to take part in a gaming environment grounded in collaboration, non-violence, exploration and fun.
A Workshop & Conversation on Anti-Cyberviolence Strategies, Policy and Responses with Social Service CEGEP Students
In an effort to stimulate critical reflection around effective anti-cyberviolence policy and intervention strategies, we teamed up with a brilliant group of 16 CEGEP students studying in the social services. Working on the front lines, these students often support young people who experience and/or who perpetuate gendered cyberviolence. We spent an afternoon with them brainstorming
The Preventing & Eliminating Cyberviolence Project used a variety of strategies to get people, communities and organisations talking about cyberviolence and to explore creative ways to address it. The “Denormalize gender-based cyberviolence poster project” was but one of these strategies. With fervent passion and dedication, a group of 135 CEGEP students came together to design