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Our Story

SWOVA is a registered charity in British Columbia. We work to prevent violence and abuse through education and empowerment. Learn about SWOVA's roots in this video. Our Roots Video

What We Do

Our programs empower youth and help to create the leaders of tomorrow. Sexual Health Fair Video

The R+R Program

Respectful Relationships (R+R) teaches youth healthy relationship skills. It has been delivered to thousands of youth in Canada since 1999. Connecting with Youth Video

Join Us

Did you know that there is a new tax super-credit for charitable donations by first-time donors? Donors can receive an extra tax credit of up to 54%! For more information, visit the CRA website.

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An Invitation from Emma Watson to Join the ‘He for She Campaign’ in the Struggle for Gender Equality

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 “Fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man hating.  If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop.  For the record, feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.  It is the [...]

A Young People’s History of the United States – a book review by Megan Manning

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“Maybe our future can be found in the past’s moments of kindness and courage rather than its centuries of warfare.” – Howard Zinn

Most history books are written by the winners, but this book presents history from a different point of view.  The history of the United States from the perspective of the [...]

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