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Press Release: #MeToo - encouraging campaign that we must push forward

Monday, October 16, 2017
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] In the last 24 hours, women all over North America have revealed they were victims of sexual assault by posting #MeToo on their Twitter and Facebook pages. ...

Press Release: Vancouver women’s groups statement regarding charges against VPD detective constable Jim Fisher

Saturday, December 31, 2016
[Vancouver, B.C.] Today, Saturday, December 31, 2016, The Vancouver Abolition Coalition issued a statement urging the VPD to reconsider policies and practices that isolate women witnesses from inde ...

Press Release: Vancouver Police Department Enables Men to Buy Women in Prostitution

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] It has been two years since the Canadian Parliament passed the law to criminalize buyers of sex. ...

Press Release: Vancouver Rape Relief is Outraged by B.C. Supreme Court Decision in Ivan Henry Civil Lawsuit

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Vancouver, B.C. – This morning, B.C. Supreme Court delivered its judgement granting Henry $8,000,000. ...

Press Release: Vancouver Women to Rally in Support of Ghomeshi’s Victims

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
[Vancouver, BC] - On March 24, Ontario Court of Justice will deliver its decision in the charges against Jian Ghomeshi. ...

Press Release: International Women’s Day - Women’s groups calling for solidarity with Indigenous women

Monday, March 7, 2016
[Vancouver BC], In a press conference held this morning in Vancouver, women’s groups marked International Women’s Day by calling for solidarity with the uprising of Indigenous women in ...

Opinion: No right to a discriminatory defence

Joanna Birenbaum, Pamela Cross and Amanda Dale, Toronto Star
Monday, February 8, 2016