Somebody Must Say These Things is an 8-part series that fully investigates Violence Against Women in Nova Scotia.
By speaking with survivors and the women who make it their mission to end the issue for good, this podcast casts a stark, unapologetic light on our society’s continued insufficient acknowledgement of Violence Against Women.
Map of Resources
THANS and our member organization receive core operational funding from the Province of Nova Scotia. Check out this resource map from our government partners, the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.
Updates & News
THANS works with communities and all levels of government. We raise public awareness and funding for projects and initiatives in line with our mandate of working to eliminate violence against women.
Read our latest op ed here: Shiva Nourpanah: Addressing housing crisis means also addressing violence against women – Nova Scotia Advocate (nsadvocate.org)
Over the past week, the THANS office has been busy writing to all NS candidates in the upcoming federal election, urging them to : Support a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women and Gender-Based Violence; Secure Sustainable Funding; Immediately Address the Housing Crisis; And Advance Child Protection and Criminal Justice Efforts; The full text … Read more
This letter has been sent to all NS Federal Candidates: 31 August 2021 On behalf of our staff and Board of Directors with the Transition House Association of Nova Scotia (THANS), we want to congratulate you on your candidacy and offer our best wishes to you, and your campaign team, in the short weeks ahead. … Read more
THANS is seeking to hire a Project Assistant on a short-term, part-time basis, with possibility of renewal based on available funding. Duties and Responsibilities: The Project Assistant supports the efficient day-to-day operation of the THANS office, and the work of the THANS Provincial Coordinator. The Project Assistant will support the Provincial Coordinator with project and … Read more
THANS AGM 28 June 2021, 5pm please email email@example.com for details on joining.
Digital Lifelines for Atlantic Canadian Women in Crisis: Rogers Expands Phone Program to Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses Across New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador
This article first appeared on Rogers on May 18, 2021 hones and plans to 30 shelters and transition houses across the region to help women and their children, including Indigenous women, escape violence and abuse Rogers enabling safe, critical connectivity for women in crisis as shelters see a spike in frequency and severity of … Read more
Your donations will benefit families in crisis, in particular women and children who are in unsafe situations. Provide meals and basic necessities, holiday and group programming. Proper equipment and furniture to run a shelter, and staffing. Donations are used to support us with all these and much more!