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Vancouver women’s groups statement regarding charges against VPD detective constable Jim Fisher

Date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
[Vancouver, B.C.] Today, Saturday, December 31, 2016, The Vancouver Abolition Coalition issued a statement urging the VPD to reconsider policies and practices that isolate women witnesses from inde ...

Vancouver Police Department Enables Men to Buy Women in Prostitution

Date: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] It has been two years since the Canadian Parliament passed the law to criminalize buyers of sex. ...

Vancouver Rape Relief is Outraged by B.C. Supreme Court Decision in Ivan Henry Civil Lawsuit

Date: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Vancouver, B.C. – This morning, B.C. Supreme Court delivered its judgement granting Henry $8,000,000. ...

Rape Crisis Centres across Canada are Outraged by Court Decision in Ghomeshi Trial

Date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2016
For immediate release ...

Vancouver Women to Rally in Support of Ghomeshi’s Victims

Date: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY ...

International Women’s Day: Women’s groups calling for solidarity with Indigenous women

Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2016
[Vancouver BC], In a press conference held this morning in Vancouver, women’s groups marked International Women’s Day by calling for solidarity with the uprising of Indigenous women in ...

An Open Letter to Amazon.com

Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2016
We, women’s groups in Vancouver, Coast Salish territory, Canada, are outraged to find out that Amazon.com offered a platform to the man who raped and murdered numerous women from the Vancouve ...

An Open Letter to Amazon.com

Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2016

5th case of wife murder in B.C. in five months

Date: 
Friday, May 8, 2015
For Immediate Release Woman, daughter and sister-in-law murdered: ...