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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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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.

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 ...

B.C. Singled Out for Criticism by U.N. Committee

Provincial women’s groups call on Victoria to reverse discriminatory policies, programme cuts immediatele ...

Women Continue Their Struggle For Equal Protection Under the Law

Vancouver, BC- Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter is sorry that the BC Supreme Court of Appeal did not take the opportunity Bonnie Moon ...

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: ...