This website offers information for children and youth to learn about
children’s rights, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the
Child. It includes games, quizzes and fun activities on children’s
Means No for Teens
The Women’s Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF) offers programs which
educate youth ages 11 to 17 about sexual assault, consent and their rights
under the Canadian Charter of Rights.
A project aimed at addressing sexualized violence through educating and
Against Violence Line
The 24-hour, province-wide help line provides a safe and anonymous way
for young people to report incidents of youth violence or crime, and to
seek assistance. They can talk anonymously - and in their own language -
to a trained support person.
BC Toll Free 1 800 680-4264
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
A safe place for young people who have experienced commercial sexual
exploitation or are active in addressing the issues in their
Information on web safety for youth, including knowing the risks,
taking action, and creating safety for children ages 2 to 17.
Chat Danger is a site for youth about the potential dangers of
interactive online services such as chat, online games, email and mobile
phones. The site includes stories by youth about their experiences
and tips as to how to use the net safely. Produced by Childnet
Stand Against Crime and Violence
This is a website with information about what youth can to do take a
stand against violence amonst their peer group and in their
community. It includes a list of ideas of things youth can do to
raise awareness about violence in their school and community.
Outreach Society (SOLOS)
SOLOS website includes a great list of websites for youth with a focus
on internet safety.
a manual on sexually exploited Native youth issues in Vancouver
The Urban Native Youth Association provides front-line services to
at-risk native youth in Vancouver. They have published a report on
Aboriginal youth and sexual exploitation to provide basic information
about sexual exploitation, existing services and recommendations for
services and ways that the Native community can address sexual
native youth magazine
Redwire Magazine is run by and for Native youth. Redwire
has been in print since April of 1997 and continues to be the only Native
youth driven magazine in Canada. One of the core beliefs upon
which this publication is founded is that the key to healing amongst
Aboriginal communities is self-empowerment.
Native youth can contribute articles, poems and artwork to the magazine
for publication. Copies can be ordered through their
This online resource for Aboriginal youth provides information and
resources on education, employment and youth health. Youth can join
online forums on important issues, read about the latest news in
Aboriginal communities across Canada, and contribute their own writing and
artwork to the website.
|Helping Hands: Empowering Native Youth.
This manual was developed to help native youth in Vancouver find
services such as clothing, shelter, educational programs, detox, and
health care. Visit the Urban Native Youth
Association website to download or order a