Toxic Masculinity is dangerous to everyone. It is important to stop it before it hurts you or another person. The best way to stop it is to educate yourself.

Upstander Training

Don’t just stand by, Step Up.

Want to learn more? The YWCA Upstander Education Program is invested in stopping gender-based violence before it starts.

Our FREE workshops are offered to people of all genders to give them the education, information, and skills needed to be an active ally in the fight to end gender-based violence. Workshops are available for workplaces, classrooms, community groups and anyone else who is interested. Presentations can be customized for the audience.

The Upstander Program is presented with the generous support of the Government of Canada through Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE).

Goals and Outcomes

Each Workshop Covers:

  • Gender-based violence: what it is and why it’s an issue for everyone
  • Consent: how to build a culture of consent in your workplace and community
  • Bystander Intervention: specific tools and strategies to help stop violence before it starts

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the workshop?

  • 3 Hours Total

Where does the workshop take place?

  • At the YWCA Regina, at your workplace, classroom, or other location, or virtually!

How many people can be accommodated in a workshop?

  • Ideal group sizes are between 10-20 participants, but workshops can be customized based on your group’s size

How much does it cost?

  • There is no cost for Upstander Training!

How to Book Training

To request a presentation or find out more, you can contact our Upstander Education Coordinator at 306-525-2141 Ext 132
You can also click HERE to fill out a request form

You can find information about YWCA Saskatoon’s Upstander Training here.