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Vancouver Rape Relief Annual Bowlathon 2014!

Event Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 18:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Grandview Lanes 2195 Commercial Drive Vancouver, B.C.

Feminist Rape Crisis Centre to Intervene in Woman’s Civil Suit Against RCMP and Government

(VANCOUVER) On November 20 and 21, the BC Supreme Court of Appeal will consider a case where a man went on a murderous rampage killing his ex-common law wife’s best friend, seriously injuring her y ...

Stats about Indigenous women in Canada

1. Indigenous women victims of homicide ...

Reflection on the Conversation: The Impact of Pornography on Women

The panelists opened by posing an important question, the one that I had been mulling over myself since my discussion of pornography with other women for the very first time in Rape Relief's tr ...

AWAN Statement Issued at Press Conference

As we stand before you today, on occupied Aboriginal territory, I invite you all to reflect back on all the conditions of co ...

Bill C-75: An Act to amend the Criminal Code

Last year the Federal government introduced Bill C -75, legislation to reform the criminal justice system. ...

Death Does Not Become Her: The Third Night

Thursday night, the Urban Women’s Anti-Violence Strategy hosted the third night in a week-long series of events during Prevention of Violence Against Women Week. This is a new coalition comprised of independent women’s groups from the lower mainland who have joined together to criticize the Solicitor General’s Domestic Violence Action Plan for focusing the province’s resources on risk assessment and a death review panel, both of which take place after violence has already occurred. ...

Set Saudi Arabia women's rights activists free!

Loujain Al-Hathloul and other Saudi Arabia women's rights activists were ...