Violence Against Women


Vancouver events for 16 days of action 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - Monday, December 10, 2018

Factum - The Women's Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution - Supreme Court of Canada

Friday, December 13, 2013
Factum of the interveners, Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, Native Women’s Association of Canada, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, ...

Statement regarding Dr. Janice Raymond speak at the Montreal Massacre Memorial

Friday, November 22, 2013
Every year, since December 6th, 1989 when 14 female engineering students at École Polytechnique were massacred by a man who stated ...

An open letter to UBC: Nine things you should do to stop rape on campus

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
October 30, 2013 Professor Stephen J. Toope - president Dr. Louise Cowin - Vice President, Students ...

We Want more for Women Campaign

Friday, March 8, 2013 - Saturday, March 8, 2014

Change For Social Change: Vancouver High Schools Collecting Pennies Supporting Local Rape Crisis Centre and Battered Women's Shelter

Monday, January 14, 2013 - Monday, February 4, 2013
On February 4th 2013 the Canadian penny is going out of circulation for good. Local high school students are taking this opportunity to collect pennies for Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter. ...

Statement by women’s and progressive groups in India condemning sexual violence and opposing death penalty

Monday, December 24, 2012
We, the undersigned, women’s, students’ and progressive groups and concerned citizens from around the country, are outraged at this incident and, in very strong terms, condemn her gang rape and the physical and sexual assault. ...

SISTER OUTSIDERS Issue # 6 - Dec 17, 2012

Monday, December 17, 2012
  SISTER OUTSIDERS Issue # 6 - Dec 17, 2012 what you won’t hear inside the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry Read All issues of Sister Outsiders Read

VIDEO: Battered Women on Trial – the Case of Nicole Ryan

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

VIDEO: The Effect of the Neo Liberal Immigration Policy in Canada on Battered Women

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Watch Suzanne Baustad speak about the Effect of the Neo Liberal Immigration Policy in Canada on Battered Women. Montrea ...

VIDEO: The Sexist Violent Attack on Indigenous women in Ciudad Juarez

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Watch Alejandra Lopez speak about the Sexist Violent Attack on Indigenous women in Ciudad Juarez. Montreal Massacre Memorial, VPL, Dec 1, 2012.