Gender Based Violence

What is Gender Based Violence?

Gender based violence is the abuse of someone because of their gender. It can happen to either men or women and take many shapes and forms. It does not have to be a romantic relationship, it can take place in a friendship. 

What is the Gender Based Violence Project?

At The Point, we believe that more attention needs to be drawn to this issue, as an estimated one in three woman have been effected by gender based violence, and one in nine for men. We are airing one part of a fourteen part series every Monday and Tuesday that goes in depth on this issue and how to help yourself and the people you love. 

Have You Experienced Gender Based Violence?

There are a number of resources available for someone who has experienced any form of violence.