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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. ...

Asian Women Stand Together to Speak Out Against Violence

Earlier this year when Ji-Won Park was attacked beaten and strangled, (May 27, 2002) women from my organization, Vancouver R ...

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Event Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 01:00

Advocating Women's Rights in Canada and the World: Reflections on the Past and Directions for the Future

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 12:30 - 13:30
Location: 
Centre for Feminist Legal Studies Room 174, University Centre Lower Level 6331 Crescent Road, UBC
The Centre for Feminist Legal Studies presents: Susan Bazilli,  Director of the International Women’s Rights Project   ...

Vancouver Rape Relief's Press Release on Bonnie Mooney's Civil Suit

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter supports Bonnie Mooney’s civil suit seeking to make the Prin ...

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. ...

But it was ' rape-rape'? #mooreandme, rape apolgism, and the left. Why women are still missing from the big picture?

F Word
he F Word explores the online revolution called #mooreandme; described by The Guardian as "the hashtag that roared." Meghan Murphy interviews Jaclyn Friedman about the rape alleg ...