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Podcast: 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 ...

Opinion: Putting an end to exploitation the best course of action

The Vancouver Sun
Monday, October 25, 2010
By Christine Boyle ...

News Article: Indoors Isn't Safer

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
By Kevin Connor, Toronto Sun, October 6, 2010 ...

News Article: Can’t give consent to sex if intoxicated

Maple Ridge News
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. ...

Press Release: Sentencing of Mahendra Singh Johal

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 ...

News Article: Women's Group Wants Public Inquiry into Pickton Murders

Dave White, News1130
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Inquiry into Pickton probe needed: women's group ...

News Article: Legalizing Prostitution is Not the Answer

The Guardian
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 ...

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

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

News Article: Vancouver Women's Shelter Calls for Change in Coroners Act

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

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

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.  ...