Guila Benchimol

Guila Benchimol

Guila Benchimol is a PhD candidate in sociological criminology at the University of Guelph. Her research and advocacy focus on sexual violence, with a special interest on violence in religious communities. She brings over 10 years of experience as a Jewish educator to her work and she consults for and addresses Jewish organizations and communities regarding abuse prevention and intervention. Guila is also a research assistant at the Centre for the Study of Social and Legal Responses to Violence where she has worked on projects related to homicide and domestic violence cases. She has written for Huffington Post Canada, The Canadian Jewish News, The Jewish Week, and more.