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Equality Seeking Women’s Groups WANT MORE FOR WOMEN

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Friday, March 8, 2013
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LOCAL MEN PLEDGE TO END RAPE

Date: 
Friday, July 6, 2012
For Immediate Release LOCAL MEN PLEDGE TO END RAPE VANCOUVER, July 6, 2012 - A group of local men have initiated a new campaign to end rape in the lower mainland: I Pledge to End Rape. The campaign is calling on men to commit to three principles: to have the explicit consent of their sexual partners, to encourage other men to do the same and tosupport the work of rape crisis centers by monetary donation. ...

The Women's Equality and Security Coalition Denounces the Missing Women's Inquiry Policy Forums

Date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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Equality-seeking Women’s Groups will continue to demand a change in the laws on prostitution

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Monday, March 26, 2012
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Outraged by Crown's Failure to Prosecute Gang Rape in Pitt Meadows

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2012 Outraged by Crown's Failure to Prosecute Gang Rape in Pitt Meadows Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter is outraged with the Crown’s decision to stay charges of rape in the Pitt Meadows’ “Another Night in Bangkok” gang-rape case. ...

DEMAND FOR PITT MEADOWS’ GANG-RAPE CASE TO BE JUDGED BY THE COURT

Date: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2012   DEMAND FOR PITT MEADOWS’ GANG-RAPE CASE TO BE JUDGED BY THE COURT.   Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter applauds the young woman, who was the victim of the rape in Pitt Meadows, for her courageous decision to publicly speak out yet again today. ...

Vancouver Police Department continues to Objectify Women

Date: 
Friday, February 17, 2012
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17th 2012   The Vancouver Police Department Continues to Objectify Women   Vancouver- Vancouver Rape Relief and Womens Shelter is not surprised to learn that 15 officers ranking from constable to inspector were viewing pornography on the job. ...

WOMEN’S GROUPS CALLING ATTENTION TO THE FIRST CASE IN BC COURT OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING OF UNDER AGE GIRLS

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        January 25th 2012 WOMEN’S GROUPS CALLING ATTENTION ...