Women’s Shelters Canada hosted the first Shelters of the Future Conference on June 13-15, 2018, in Ottawa. Bringing together 600 people, this was a unique opportunity for shelter and transition house workers to share and learn from their peers. It was also a chance for partners, policy makers, researchers, activists, and others to engage with the shelter sector. The conference offered practical opportunities for learning, knowledge sharing, and collaboration via workshops, panel presentations, and forum discussions.
The Garden of Hope Foundation, Taiwan, in partnership with the Global Network of Women’s Shelter (GNWS), and the Asian Network of Women’s Shelters (ANWS) have officially announced that the 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters will be held in Taiwan on November 4-7, 2019.
The 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters (4WCWS) will bring together 2,000 people from 120 countries to network and share ideas on how to strengthen women shelters and end violence against women.