Violence Against Women

Syndicate content

Vancouver Rape Relief's response to police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2011

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
There is nothing to celebrate about the decrease of sexual assault reports to police in British Columbia. ...

Statement by Vancouver Rape Relief on BC RCMP Officer Posing in Violent Pornographic Images Reminiscent of the Pickton Murders.

Thursday, July 5, 2012
We are outraged by the fact that a police officer created pornographic images that sexualize horrifying acts of violence against women. ...

Forum remembers École Polytechnique, fights violence against women today

Tuesday, December 6, 2011
"The 14 women killed at École Polytechnique in Montreal 22 years ago were remembered by over a hundred participants at a public education forum for ending violence against women, which took pl ...

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 ...

Indoors Isn't Safer: Former Prostitutes

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

Legalising 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 ...

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 ...