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Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes

Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF), fondée en 1988 par les intervenantes de première ligne qui avaient identifié le besoin d’un organisme provincial, est un regroupement d’organismes qui travaillent à défaire l’oppression vécue par les femmes. AOcVF prône l’action par la coopération afin de mieux répondre aux besoins des femmes francophones de l’Ontario, dans leur diversité. Cette action est basée sur une analyse féministe de la situation sociale et communautaire.

Amnesty International Canada

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board is an administrative tribunal that is governed by the Compensation for Victims of Crime Act. The role of the Board is to assess financial compensation to those who qualify under the Act; that is: victims; or the family members of deceased victims, of violent crimes committed in the Province of Ontario.

DAWN, Disabled Women’s Network Ontario

DAWN Ontario is a progressive, volunteer-driven, feminist organization promoting social justice, human rights & the advancement of equality right through education, research, advocacy, coalition-building, resource development & information technology.

Enaahtig Healing Lodge & Learning Centre

The Enaahtig Healing Lodge & Learning Centre was established to provide opportunities for wholistic healing and learning based on the principals of Aboriginal culture to individuals and families in a safe environment in order to foster healthy, balanced communities and nations.

LEAF, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund

The only national organization in Canada that exists to ensure the equality rights of women and girls under the law.

Native Women’s Association of Canada

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is one of Canada’s National Aboriginal Organizations and represents Aboriginal women, particularly First Nations and Métis women.


OAITH is a provincial coalition founded by women’s shelter advocates in 1977. Membership includes primarily first stage emergency shelters for abused women and their children, as well as some second stages housing programs and community-based women’s service organizations.

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres

The objective of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres is to work for the prevention and eradication of sexual assault, including rape. The Coalition works to implement legal Social and attitudinal changes.

Ontario Women’s Directorate

The Ontario Women’s Directorate (OWD) celebrates the strengths, achievements and diversity of women throughout Ontario. OWD works with community partners to help women achieve financial independence and safety from violence by building relationships with our partners throughout Ontario.


Ending global poverty begins with women’s rights. Oxfam Canada works with partner organizations in developing countries; tackling the root cause of poverty and inequality and helping people to create self-reliant and sustainable communities.

Simcoe County Violence against Women – Coordinating Committee

The Simcoe County Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee  will provide a leadership role on the issues of violence against women in Simcoe County.

Springtide Resources

Springtide Resources promotes healthy and equal relationships by engaging diverse communities in shared educational strategies designed to prevent violence against women and the effect it has on children.

Step it up Ontario!

“Step it Up!” is a coalition of provincial women’s networks, rape crisis centres, women’s emergency shelters and second stage housing programs, women’s centres, Labour, equity-seeking groups, community social services and individuals. The goal is to urge all political parties — especially during elections — to make commitments on action to stop violence against all women in the province.

The Canadian Harm Reduction Network

The Canadian Harm Reduction Network is the virtual meeting place for individuals and organizations dedicated to reducing the social, health and economic harms associated with drugs and drug policies.

UN Women

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.