Youth who are targeted by violence and discrimination are faced with distinct health inequities. Our focus is to identify resilience factors in spite of this stigma.
As the current researchers evaluating SOGI 1 2 3, the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) would like to express our support for educational programs that make schools safer for 2SLGBTQ+ children. These programs are vital for the well-being and safety of all children and, to quote the BC Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender, “the human rights of LGBTQ2SAI+ people are not up for debate.”
Report Launch: Representative for Children and Youth release The Right to Thrive: An Urgent Call to Recognize, Respect and Nurture Two Spirit, Trans, Non-Binary and other Gender Diverse Children and Youth
In Representative Charlesworth's own words, “Let’s be clear: young people have the right to be who they are and to thrive...The hate speech and anti-trans legislative efforts we have seen recently in Canada and the United States is alarming and is causing great harm.
Join us for our fall lecture series, a three part webinar selection on our current and past research at SARAVYC. We will cover topics including bullying and its prevention, trans issues, and youth human rights.