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International Day of No Prostitution - Press Kit re. Bedford Case Challenging Prostitution Laws in Canada

Date: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Press Kit regarding the Bedford case challenging prostitution laws in Canada after the release of the Justice Himel's descsion in the Ontario courts. ...

Can’t give consent to sex if intoxicated

Maple Ridge News
Date: 
Thursday, September 23, 2010
A law professor currently researching sexual violence against women says young men need to heed a warning, following the alleged gang-rape of a girl at a rave in Pitt Meadows. ...

"Online porn contributed to gang rape: counsellor"

CTV News, Daisy Kler, Kerry Gold
Date: 
Thursday, September 16, 2010
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Sentencing of Mahendra Singh Johal: Battered Women's Advocates Respond

Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2010
Battered 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 Ama ...

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   ...