Violence Prevention East
Posted 06 November 2017, 10:39 am NST
Professional Development Training
Sexual Exploitation of Youth

November 8, 2017
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Clarenville Inn, Clarenville NL
Morning Nutrition Break Included
Register by October 27, 2017 to confirm your space
Contact: Tracey Fleming Executive Director at

In Partnership With:
Violence Prevention East
Posted 06 November 2017, 10:31 am NST
Girls Self Defence (larger version)
VPE will be sponsoring four Classes of Girl's Self Defence Classes.
This Course focuses on how to deal with the physical threats girls/women face in today's world. It address the mental, physical and emotional challenges involved. Students will finish the course with a strong foundation in self- defence.

The classes will be at Velocity, Sundays 8-9pm from Oct 22,29 and Nov.5 & 19.
Ages 13-17
Free of Charge.
Posted 13 September 2017, 8:56 am NDT
Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2017

Learn what sexual assault is. Know your rights, set boundaries, practice active consent, be an empowered bystander.

Violence Prevention East will distributing Coasters to local bars/pubs to raise awareness about drinking smart and not leaving your drink unattended.
Violence Prevention East will also distributing posters throughout the communities on Stalking and Consent. ( Ask First, Consent is Hot, Assault is Not)
Posted 12 June 2017, 9:20 am NDT
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15/2017

Violence Prevention East, will be distributing local placemats to restaurants on June 15 in our region with information on Elder Abuse, Financial Abuse, What Should I Do and Where To Get Help? Call 911 for emergencies or situations requiring the police. Contact your Regional Health Authority at 1-855-376-4957( no long distance charges will apply) to report an adult who may be at risk of abuse or neglect, and who does not understand or appreciate...
Posted 06 December 2016, 8:49 am NST
Christmas Tree in honor of those women who lost their lives violently. These decal trees will be place at College of North Atlantic in Clarenville and Bonavista. (larger version)
As it's the 27th anniversary of the Montreal massacre, we remember the 14 young women
who died at Polytechnique in Montreal and reflect on what has happened since that fateful day December
6, 1989. The families of the victims banded together with more than 300 organizations in the Coalition for
Gun Control and succeeded in strengthening our laws. The results were tangible – a significant decline in
murders of women with guns. But over the last 10 years our laws have been eroded – putting the safety of
women and children at risk. And in spite of horrific cases there has been little focus on firearms in
strategies to combat violence against women.
More than ever we need a strong and united call for stronger gun laws.
Posted 29 November 2016, 10:10 am NST
Help us create awareness and prevent violence against women in the province by wearing a purple ribbon and encouraging others to wear one starting on November 25, the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, through December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
To start the campaign Eastern Region Committee Against Violence will be dropping of magnets and pins, along with purple cupcakes for your coffee break in honor of women who have...
Posted 13 September 2016, 9:29 am NDT
Coaster Campaign (larger version)
Sexual Violence (SV) refers to sexual activity where consent is not obtained or freely given. It occurs any time a person is forced, coerced or manipulated into any unwanted sexual activity.
There are many types of SV. Not all include physical contact between the victim and the perpetrator (person who harms someone else). The range of sexual violence includes:
• Rape
• Sexual Assault
• Incest
• Sexual Exploitation
• Unwanted or Inappropriate Sexual...
Posted 15 June 2016, 9:40 am NDT
On June 16 ERCAV will be hosting a afternoon Tea and luncheon at Youthtube for seniors and our youth. There will be information on Elder Abuse and some fun games.
Posted 02 February 2016, 9:51 am NST
Starting this month there will be a number of Presentation and activities for Violence Prevention Month.
-In our local newspaper paper for the next 6 weeks there will be ads on abuse and resources.
-3000.00 Placemats will be given out to local restaurant in the region on stats and emergency numbers.
-Feb 4,24,& 25 Kevin O'shea from Public Legal information will be out to our local schools to present on bullying and your legal rights.
-Feb 25, Kevin o'shea will be out to present to our local...
Posted 07 December 2015, 10:05 am NST
December 6,1989, 14 women were murdered at l'Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal simply because they were women. December 6th is recognized as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The Purple Ribbon Campaign promotes awareness about the prevention of violence against women and also honours the memory of women who have been abused or who have died due to a violent situation. Take a moment to remember these women.

There is a purple Christmas tree in the hallway between Sobeys and the mall in Clarenville to honor all of these women.

Also schools in our region will be having a moment of silence and showing a clip on what had happened that day to all of those women.
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