OCTEVAW is an incorporated, non-profit, non-partisan organization composed of a network of member organizations and individuals located within the City of Ottawa and surrounding regions. Our members include women abuse and rape crisis agencies, victim services, child protection services, hospital and police representatives, the crown, probation and parole, health and counselling services, academic researchers and other concerned community members.

OCTEVAW Releases Parents’ Guide on Issues Raised in New Sex Ed Curriculum



(Ottawa)February 23, 2015. The Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW) says parents should be ready to continue the conversations raised in the newly updated Ontario sex-ed curriculum at home.

Valentine's day pledge to MANifest Change

What’s the best Valentine you can give this year? Pledge to #MANifestChange in your community by ending violence against women!

“I pledge to MANifest change by:
Respecting the women in my life - them, their beliefs and their ideas.”- MANifest Change participant

The Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, Crime Prevention Ottawa, and the Ottawa Police Service asks men to create a powerful movement in Ottawa by pledging on February 14, 2015 to help end violence against women in their community.