Violence Against Women

Resources

So Why Do They Stay? By Linda A. Osmundson

  Slapping, hair-pulling, kicking, biting…battered women relate a litany of abuse experienced at the hand of our intimate partners. The results are bruises, broken bones, black eyes, internal injuries, sometimes and death. Always there are broken hearts. ...

Statement by Vancouver Rape Relief on BC RCMP Officer Posing in Violent Pornographic Images Reminiscent of the Pickton Murders.

We are outraged by the fact that a police officer created pornographic images that sexualize horrifying acts of violence against women. ...

Supreme Court to Decide Constitutionality of Rape-Shield Law

(Toronto, October 10, 2000) On October 12, 2000, the Supreme Court of Canada will release its decision in the Ontario case, R. v. ...

Supreme Court Upholds Rape-Shield Law

Judges unanimously back restrictionson evidence of accuser's sexual history by Erin Anderssen  The Globe and Mail, Ottawa  October 13, 2000 ...

The Criminal Code on Evidence of Complaint's Sexual Activity

This information is not intended to serve as or replace legal advice. ...

The Truth As We Know It

Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter, 1985 ...

We Won't Allow Women To Die

On October 4th, 2002 Rape Relief distributed leaflets in front of a legal aid office in Vancouver to protest government funding cuts. ...

What is Consent?

This information is not intended to serve as or replace legal advice. ...

What is Sexual Assault?

This information is not intended to serve as or replace legal advice. ...

Your Sexual Past Cannot be Used Against you in Court

This information is not intended to serve as or replace legal advice. ...