We Begin by Listening: Working with Survivors of Gender Based Violence Through a Trauma Informed, Intersectional Framework
Learn and apply strategies for working with survivors that recognizes that a one-size-fits-all model doesn't work.
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Police, legal sector, victim services, counsellors, violence against women service providers, refugee sponsorship groups, post-secondary school administration, faculty and students, local school board staff and educators, organizations serving diverse communities and anyone interested in increasing their knowledge and skills.
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Farrah Khan picked up a microphone to speak out about sexual assault as a teen and has not put it down since. She has spent two decades raising awareness of gender-based violence through education, counselling and advocacy. Currently Farrah coordinates Ryerson University Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education and is the co-chair of the Provincial Roundtable on Violence Against Women. She is a founder of innovative community projects including Outburst! Young Muslim Women’s Project, femifesto and Heartbeats:The IZZAT Project. Farrah regularly contributes to national media including the CBC and the Globe and Mail for her expertise in addressing violence against women. For her community work, Farrah is the recipient of the numerous awards including Toronto Community Foundation’s Vital People Award.