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Bystander intervention - a prevention model for faith communities

I have fallen prey to the bystander effect – and so have you. I have sat on a crowded bus – like everyone else – while an elderly woman walked on, waiting for others sitting on the bus to give up their seat. 247 more words

Rape and DV crisis service on the line

It makes me so angry to see great services pushed beyond their limits then criticised because they aren’t doing a good enough job. And then, just to make things worse, the same services are left in a position where their funding is threatened.   44 more words

In The News

#ProtectBlackWomen: White Man Threatens to Hit Black Mother at The Spur Steak Ranches

The management staff at The Spur Steak Ranches was an UTTER DISGRACE in handling the violence directed at a mother & little children celebrating a 3 year old’s birthday party. 34 more words

Current Events

Time to end clumsy coverage of violence against women says Dani Garavelli

Freelance journalist Dani Garavelli was invited by NUJ Scotland to write an article about women and the media as part of the Stronger Voice for Women in the Media project.   990 more words


Make judges, RCMP officers take training on gender-based violence and sexual assault: Commons report

OTTAWA — All judges and RCMP officers should have to go through mandatory training on gender-based violence and sexual assault, says a new report from the House of Commons committee on the status of women. 535 more words


I Will Not Be Afraid

With the Trump administration in power fear mongering is at an all time high. On any given day our fears are artfully directed towards xenophobic nonsense. 731 more words


Commons committee 'rape culture' report to address violence against women

OTTAWA – Violence against young women on university campuses, online harassment and how the justice system can do a better job at treating victims of sexual assault are all expected to feature prominently in a report on gender-based violence coming Monday afternoon from the House of Commons committee on the status of women. 493 more words