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Oppal Missing Women Inquiry - For Immediate Release

Date: 
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.

Date: 
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
Date: 
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

Date: 
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
Date: 
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

Date: 
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
Date: 
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?

rabble.ca
Date: 
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 ...