Participant Callout

Have you experienced gender-based violence? Are you comfortable discussing your experiences seeking justice, healing and support – before and during the COVID-19 pandemic? Would you be interested to take part in a 1-2 hour interview, in person or by phone? We want to hear from you!

Who can participate?

We would like to talk to people who have experienced gender-based violence, including:
  • Immigrants, temporary foreign workers and refugees
  • Black, Indigenous and People of Colour
  • LGBTQQAI2S people
  • Criminalize survivors of violence, including sex workers and people who use drugs

What is the research?

Access to Responsive Justice is a community-based research project that aims to document and understand how women and gender diverse  and Two-Spirit survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) can access safe and responsive justice.

The research is conducted by the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity at the University of British Columbia.

What does it involve?

An in-depth interview which is:
  • confidential
  • lasts 1-2 hours, and
  • can be done in person at our Vancouver community office or over the phone.

How will you benefit?

Participants will receive a $50 honorarium in appreciation of your time and expertise. Your participation will help us inform better policy and programs for survivors of gender-based violence in Canada.

How can you participate or get more information?

Please contact Project Coordinator Ritica Ramesh at or 236.668.5494.

About us:

Access to Responsive Justice is led by Principal Investigators Dr. Brittany Bingham and Dr. Kate Shannon and based out of the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity at UBC. The project is funded by Canada’s Ministry of Women and Gender Equality (WAGE). Learn more here.

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