What’s Happening at WCWRC

Trans Day of Remembrance

Trans Day of Remembrance

In 2018, there were at least 369 trans people murdered worldwide. While the number of murders of trans people in Canada is low year to year, trans Canadians are still at greater risk for discrimination and violence than their cisgender neighbors. In Canada, trans...

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Manitoba. Intimate-partner violence and family violence are disproportionately experienced by women, trans, Two-Spirit, and gender non-conforming people. Therefore, this month...

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The Climate Crisis Is Gendered

The Climate Crisis Is Gendered

Today, people from over 150 countries are standing behind the youth climate strikers and demanding action on climate change. Simply put, this global crisis is a gendered crisis. Women around the world are – and will increasingly be – disproportionally impacted by...

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Launch of groundbreaking homelessness strategy

Launch of groundbreaking homelessness strategy

Thirty-four local organizations and individuals with experience of homelessness have released the final report of Connecting the Circle: A Gender-Based Strategy to End Homelessness in Winnipeg. It is the first of its kind in Manitoba and likely in Canada. It...

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Federal investment announced for our Centre

Federal investment announced for our Centre

On Friday August 9 2019, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $520,000 in West...

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Report on TRC Commitments: 2018/19

Report on TRC Commitments: 2018/19

West Central Women’s Resource Centre is committed to being an active partner in the work of reconciliation between settlers and Indigenous people. We are moving forward in our journey towards reconciliation through a commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation...

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Two-Spirit and Non-Binary Resources

Two-Spirit and Non-Binary Resources

In honour of International Non-Binary People's Day (July 14) and WCWRC's support of the National Inquiry into MMIWG’s Calls to Justice, we have compiled the following Two-Spirit and non-binary resources: In Winnipeg and Manitoba: Two-Spirited People of Manitoba:...

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