Violence Against Women

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Remembrance and Action: Canadian feminists struggle for accountability around violence against women.

WINGS - Women's International News Gathering Service
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
This WINGS program recalls the Montreal Massacre December 6, 1989, and listens to feminists who mark the day in 2012 by discussing their struggle for accountability and justice around Violence Against Women. ...

Video: Professor Emerita Christine Boyle on Battered Women on Trial, the Case of Nicole Ryan

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Professor Emerita Christine Boyle, was the lawyer for the interventer Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) and Women's Legal Edca ...

Video: Alejandra Lopez on the Sexist Violent Attack on Indigenous women in Ciudad Juarez

Saturday, December 1, 2012
The speak took place at the Montreal Massacre Memorial, VPL, Dec 1, 2012.

Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence: Statement of protest against the sexual assault on an Okinawan woman by a US Marine Corps serviceman, and demand for withdrawal of US Military Forces

Monday, August 20, 2012
  We, residents of Okinawa, and women of Okinawa, who have long suffered from imposition of US military bases and troops on this island, are deeply shocked and outraged over the sexual assault on the woman, resulting in injury, which happened at 4:30 AM on August 18.   The offender, a US marine, knocked the woman down on the street as she was on her way home, and assaulted her. ...