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Sentencing of Mahendra Singh Johal

Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2010
Women's advocates are in New Westminster Court today for the sentencing hearing of Mahendra Singh Johal for the attempted murder of his wife, Sukwinder Johal and murder of her sons Amarjit Gill ...

Legalising Prostitution is Not the Answer

The Guardian
Date: 
Friday, July 2, 2010
An evaluation of Swedish law shows that criminalising the purchase, but not the sale, of sex has been a great success ...

Toews's Quibbling About Use of Term 'Rape' Does Nothing to Stop It

Date: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
By Constance Backhouse, Canwest News Service, May 25, 2010 ...

Sex is Not Healthcare, Union Says

Date: 
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Published: 11 March 2010, By our news stafff ...

Vancouver Women's Shelter Calls for Change in Coroners Act

Date: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Jonathan Fowlie,The Vancouver Sun,January 19, 2010   ...

Women's Rights Group Gives B.C. Government Poor Grades on Equality

Date: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Travis Lupick, Georgia Straight, October 6, 2009 A women’s rights organization has given the B.C. Liberal government poor grades on gender equality.  ...

B.C. Domestic Violence Cuts 'Dangerous': Groups

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
CBC News, September 23, 2009 ...

‘Crisis in policing’: Advocate

Date: 
Friday, April 25, 2008
Kristen Thompson,Metro,April 25, 2008   ...