Violence Against Women

Resources

Factum - The Women's Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution - Supreme Court of Canada

Friday, December 13, 2013
Factum of the interveners, Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, Native Women’s Association of Canada, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, ...

Statement regarding Dr. Janice Raymond speak at the Montreal Massacre Memorial

Friday, November 22, 2013
Every year, since December 6th, 1989 when 14 female engineering students at École Polytechnique were massacred by a man who stated ...

An open letter to UBC: Nine things you should do to stop rape on campus

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
October 30, 2013 Professor Stephen J. Toope - president Dr. Louise Cowin - Vice President, Students ...

We Want more for Women Campaign

Friday, March 8, 2013 - Saturday, March 8, 2014
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Change For Social Change: Vancouver High Schools Collecting Pennies Supporting Local Rape Crisis Centre and Battered Women's Shelter

Monday, January 14, 2013 - Monday, February 4, 2013
On February 4th 2013 the Canadian penny is going out of circulation for good. Local high school students are taking this opportunity to collect pennies for Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter. ...

Statement by women’s and progressive groups in India condemning sexual violence and opposing death penalty

Monday, December 24, 2012
We, the undersigned, women’s, students’ and progressive groups and concerned citizens from around the country, are outraged at this incident and, in very strong terms, condemn her gang rape and the physical and sexual assault. ...

SISTER OUTSIDERS Issue # 6 - Dec 17, 2012

Monday, December 17, 2012
  SISTER OUTSIDERS Issue # 6 - Dec 17, 2012 what you won’t hear inside the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry Read All issues of Sister Outsiders Read

VIDEO: Battered Women on Trial – the Case of Nicole Ryan

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Watch Professor Emerita Christine Boyle, lawyer for the interventer Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) and Women's Legal E ...

VIDEO: The Effect of the Neo Liberal Immigration Policy in Canada on Battered Women

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Watch Suzanne Baustad speak about the Effect of the Neo Liberal Immigration Policy in Canada on Battered Women. Montrea ...

VIDEO: The Sexist Violent Attack on Indigenous women in Ciudad Juarez

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Watch Alejandra Lopez speak about the Sexist Violent Attack on Indigenous women in Ciudad Juarez. Montreal Massacre Memorial, VPL, Dec 1, 2012.

VIDEOS OF LECTURE SERIES - Montreal Massacre Memorial 2012

Saturday, December 1, 2012
The Effect of the Neo Liberal Immigration Policy on Battered Women, The Promise that Guaranteed Livable Income holds for Women’s Freedom, Violence against Women, Violence against the Planet, The Sexist Violent Attack on Young Indigenous women in Ciudad Juarez, Battered women on Trial – the case of Nicole Ryan and Support, Education and Action: The Power of Women Coming Together.   ...

Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence: Statement of protest against the sexual assault on an Okinawan woman by a US Marine Corps serviceman, and demand for withdrawal of US Military Forces

Monday, August 20, 2012
  We, residents of Okinawa, and women of Okinawa, who have long suffered from imposition of US military bases and troops on this island, are deeply shocked and outraged over the sexual assault on the woman, resulting in injury, which happened at 4:30 AM on August 18.   The offender, a US marine, knocked the woman down on the street as she was on her way home, and assaulted her. ...

Rape Relief response to police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2011

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
There is nothing to celebrate about the decrease of sexual assault reports to police in British Columbia. ...