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New Prostitution Law begins to recognize the Harm in Prostitution

The Women's Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution
Date: 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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Vancouver Rape Relief awaits Supreme Court Decision on Canada’s Prostitution Laws

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013
  [VANCOUVER, B.C.] On Friday, December 20th, 2013 Canada’s highest court will announce its decision in the charter challenge to Canada’s prostitution laws ...

Vancouver Rape Relief MonitorsTrial of a Local Man Charged with Pimping and Sexual Assault of Girls

Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2013
For Immediate Release                                                 ...

Vancouver Rape Relief's Statement on the Deaths of Jill Lyons and Karen Nabors

Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Vancouver, BC Our hearts go out to the families and friends of Jill Lyons and Karen Nabors. ...

The Women's Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution: Present Before the Court, Outside the Court, and Every Day For Women's Equality

Date: 
Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Women's Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution: Present Before the Court, Outside the Court, and Every Day For Women's Equality ...

Local Rape Crisis Centre to make arguments in landmark prostitution case at the Supreme Court of Canada

Date: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
For immediate release Vancouver Rape Relief to make arguments in landmark prostitution case   ...

Women’s Groups: Men do not have the Right to Buy and Sell Women

Date: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
[VANCOUVER, B.C) -  In a press conference held today by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter and EVE (formerly Exploited Voices now Educating),  anti-violence workers and women ...