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The Women’s Equality and Liberty Coalition: an intervener in the murder of Cindy Gladue Case at the Supreme Court of Canada

On October 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada heard the oral submissions in the case of Bradley Barton v. Her Majesty the Queen. ...

Fighting Back Against Rape

More than 100 women took to the streets of Kerrisdale yesterday in defiance of a man prowling their neighbourhood. ...

Protecting Private “Third Party” Records in Cases of Male Violence against Women – Recent Developments in British Columbia.

On March 21, 2018 in the Supreme Court of BC there was an important victory for Feminist Rape Crisis Centres and all women seeking their confidential services. The counselling reco ...

Montréal Massacre Memorial - Free Public Education Forum on Ending Violence Against Women

Event Date: 
Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 11:00 - 18:00
Location: 
The Cultch (Vancouver East Cultural Centre) 1895 Venables Street (Venables St. x Victoria Dr.) Vancouver, BC

National Action Committee's Press Release on Bonnie Mooney's Civil Suit

There was a day, a long time ago, when battered women were expected to bring up charges against violent ex-husbands. ...

Stats about prostitution

A study about head injury on 65 women and transwomen in supportive programs for exiting prostitution in San Francisco, Chicago, and Toronto found the following data: ...

Highlights from CLES’ research on prostitution

In 2014, la CLES (Concertation des luttes contre l’exploitation sexuelle) conducted a ...

35 Years of Working to Improve the Police Response for Women Escaping Male Violence: A Report Back on our Review of Collective Efforts so Far

Over the last 35 years, the Collective of Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter has put significant efforts toward improving the police response to women escaping male violence. ...