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The Impact of COVID-19 on Women

The global pandemic disproportionately affects women and our recovery plan must manage the impact of COVID-19 on women. To manage the impact, representation should be at the forefront of the recovery plan. COVID-19 affects every aspect of women’s lives and livelihoods and their concerns must be addressed in the pandemic recovery plan. Sweeping Career Regression …

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Volunteer moving service helping women flee domestic abuse struggling to keep up with demand

An organization that helps women and children escape domestic abuse is struggling to keep up with demand. After launching in Toronto in 2016 and opening additional chapters in Vancouver and Ottawa, Shelter Movers — which provides free moving services — expanded to the Halifax area in June 2019. The group’s executive director, Marc Hull-Jacquin, said …

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Volunteer moving service helping women flee domestic abuse struggling to keep up with demand

An organization that helps women and children escape domestic abuse is struggling to keep up with demand. After launching in Toronto in 2016 and opening additional chapters in Vancouver and Ottawa, Shelter Movers — which provides free moving services — expanded to the Halifax area in June 2019. The group’s executive director, Marc Hull-Jacquin, said …

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SHELTER MOVERS COMES TO VANCOUVER TO HELP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS MOVE OUT

Founded in Toronto on April 2, 2016, Shelter Movers was born out of a realization that Canada lacks assistance for domestic violence victims, mainly women and children, to physically leave their situation. Shelter Movers has now opened a Vancouver chapter as of August 2018. Many of us have either experienced domestic violence, have close family …

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Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Partners with Shelter Movers to Help End Gender-Based Violence

December 2020 Update: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau continues to partner with Shelter Movers. Watch a powerful story of a survivor and past Shelter Movers client as we reflect on the 16 Days Of Activism. In this conversation, gender-equality ambassador, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, along with domestic abuse survivor and past Shelter Movers Client, Ajoa Ayeko, and Yael …

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Nonprofit helping women flee abusive households moves into Vancouver

For many women, finding the courage—and resources—to leave an abusive relationship is a daunting task. But one volunteer-driven organization is hoping it can make the move easier for victims of domestic violence in Vancouver. Founded in Toronto in 2016, Shelter Movers offers free moving and storage services for women and children fleeing households with domestic violence. The group …

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‘The need is great’: Volunteer group aims to help women move out of abusive homes

When Brian Vidler read an article about an organization in Toronto that offers free moving services to women fleeing abuse, he knew he needed to do something — so he called them up and found out how he could create a Vancouver chapter. Later this year, Shelter Movers Vancouver will officially launch in an effort …

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