End Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

Dedicated to eradicating Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through comprehensive strategies that encompass prevention, support, and education, with a goal of fostering a safe and equitable society.

On October 23, 2023, Timmins City Council declared Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and violence against women an epidemic, recognizing that:

  • The issues of violence against women and girls in the City of Timmins is serious to the health and wellness of local families;
  • The City of Timmins is committed to engaging with community partners to educate and support residents about the seriousness and long-term danger of violence in our community.

Read the full resolution HERE.


Lead Action Table: Gender-Based Violence Action Collective


Targeted Outcomes:

  • Strengthen and expand intimate partner violence support services
  • Enhanced collaboration and open communication in addressing GBV/IPV
  • Address the root causes of IPV-GBV through education, training, and trauma-informed approaches