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Oppal Missing Women Inquiry - For Immediate Release

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Vancouver – WESC, a coalition of women’s organizations, is committed to the protection and advancement of women’s liberty, dignity, security and equality. ...

Women’s Groups Coalition: The Charter Does Not Guarantee Men a Right to the Prostitution of Women.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                ...

Supreme Court got it right in ruling against 'advance consent'

Ellizabeth Sheehy's Op-Ed about the SCC's decision in J.A.published by the Vancouver Sun
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
A win for women at the Supreme Court of Canada last week in the J.A. ...

Pan Canadian Coalition Granted Leave to Intervene in Bedford Case

Friday, March 11, 2011
Pan Canadian Coalition of Seven Women’s Groups Granted Leave to Intervene in Bedford Case ...

Judge Continues Pathetic Tradition Of Blaming The Victim

Vancouver Sun
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Judge continues pathetic tradition of blaming the victim By Daisy Kler, Vancouver Sun March 2, 2011 ...

Media Fact Sheet: Prostitution and Trafficking

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Media Fact Sheet - Prostitution in Canada Print version click here  ...

Missing Women Commission hears from groups seeking official status

The Vancouver Sun
Monday, January 31, 2011
Missing Woman Commission hears from groups seeking official status By GERRY BELLETT, Vancouver SunJanuary 31, 2011 function resizeImage() { var imgBox = document.getElementById('imageBox'); var photo = document.getElementById('storyphoto'); if (imgBox != null & photo != null) { if(photo.width >= 460) ...

But it was ' rape-rape'? #mooreandme, rape apolgism, and the left. Why women are still missing from the big picture?
Monday, January 3, 2011
The 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 alle ...