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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. ...

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

BC Supreme Court Rules: David Pickton to Pay Sexual Assault Victim Punitive Damages

Date: 
Thursday, July 2, 2015
For Immediate Release   BC Supreme Court Rules: ...

Another Woman is Killed by her Husband in BC: 4th cases in 4 months

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
For Immediate Release April 29, 2015   ...