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Survivors often struggle to have their experiences acknowledged or even heard; often, they can find themselves shunned by family, friends, communities and society.

By Anonymous
November 6, 2020

Vancouver Rape Relief is calling on the BC Prosecution Service to press charges in a case of rape committed at a UBC Halloween party in October 2018.

August 11, 2020

30% of Canadian women experienced sexual harassment in the workplace in the past 12 months.

December 2019

Rob Vagramov, the mayor of Port Moody, was charged with sexual assault in March of this year.

By Sophia Hladik
September 17, 2019

A brutal legal process that puts victims of sexual violence on trial makes convictions all too rare.

By Keira Smith-Tague
October 6, 2018

We have asserted and won in law at least that privacy is not just an individual victim’s right but a constitutional Charter right which is fundamental to women’s equality — to have access to a safe space where you can tell your experience of male violence is at the very core of every rape crisis centre’s existence.

By Louisa Russell
April 9, 2018

Today, wherever man camps are set up, we face exponential increases in sexual violence.

By Hilla Kerner
March 23, 2018

Less than half (43%) of sexual assault incidents reported to police resulted in a charge being laid; of these, half (49%) proceeded to court; of which just over half (55%) led to a conviction; of which just over half (56%) were sentenced to custody in a correctional centre.

2018

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