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Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
December 10th marks International Human Rights Day, ending the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. This year’s theme, Human Rights 365, is a nod to the prevailing idea that basic human rights should be recognized every single day of...

Monday, December 8th, 2014
For the 16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence (November 25-December 10), Interval House is featuring the amazing work being done by other violence against women agencies in the GTA. This is the third blog in our 16 Days Series.

Friday, December 5th, 2014
It’s hard to believe that 25 years have passed since the tragic massacre in Montreal. In 1989, 14 women studying engineering were murdered by Marc Lepine at L’Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal – solely because of their gender. Sadly...

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
For the 16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence (November 25-December 10), Interval House is featuring the amazing work being done by other violence against women agencies in the GTA. This is the first blog in our 16 Days Series.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
The end of the year is fast approaching but before we bid farewell to 2014, there are a few facts that should be remembered. One in three women worldwide is a victim of abuse every day. In Canada, half of all women over the age of 16 have...

Friday, November 14th, 2014
There has been an undoubted swell of conversation on violence against women in recent weeks. A few swipes on your smartphone or clicks on the computer and you’re reading another story about CBC host Jian Ghomeshi or football player Ray Rice....

Interval House Halloween
Friday, November 7th, 2014
It was a spook-tacular Halloween at Interval House! Both children and moms alike were filled with the fun and festive spirit for our Halloween party, which took place on October 30. Hosted by a team of volunteers from CIBC, the party featured...

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
October has been an exciting month, with many reasons to celebrate including the launch of our new PSA. But did you know it was also Women’s History Month in Canada? It’s time for Canadians to celebrate the achievements of women and...

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Monday, October 27th, 2014
"We hope the next wave of women and children seeking shelter and safety won’t arrive when the school year ends, and again when the winter holidays arrive. But that’s what happens. So we must be prepared." Inside this issue:

Monday, October 27th, 2014
As anyone who runs a household knows, no sooner do we get home from the supermarket than it feels like it’s almost time to restock the dwindling supplies in the fridge and pantry. It never ends! Interval House maintains the same level of...