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Vancouver Rape Relief's letter to Minister Trevano

Friday, July 20, 2018
Honorable Claire TrevenaMinister of Transportation and InfrastructureBritish Columbia Via Email: [email protected] July 20, 2018 ...

Press Release: March 8 - International Women’s Day - Vancouver Rape Relief is Calling on the Provincial Government to Take Action Against Male Violence Against Women

Thursday, March 8, 2018
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] March 8th, International Women’s Day, is a day for celebration of the gains women have made while calling on governments to act diligently to advance the status of women in ...

Press Release: Vancouver Man to be Sentenced in BC Supreme Court for Pimping Young Women and Girls

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Vancouver Man to be Sentenced in BC Supreme Courtfor Pimping Young Women and Girls  ...

Press Release: December 6 – National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
On the eve of December 6; the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter is releasing its latest statistics from frontline cri ...

Press Release: #MeToo - encouraging campaign that we must push forward

Monday, October 16, 2017
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] In the last 24 hours, women all over North America have revealed they were victims of sexual assault by posting #MeToo on their Twitter and Facebook pages. ...

Press Release: Vancouver women’s groups statement regarding charges against VPD detective constable Jim Fisher

Saturday, December 31, 2016
[Vancouver, B.C.] Today, Saturday, December 31, 2016, The Vancouver Abolition Coalition issued a statement urging the VPD to reconsider policies and practices that isolate women witnesses from inde ...

Press Release: Vancouver Police Department Enables Men to Buy Women in Prostitution

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] It has been two years since the Canadian Parliament passed the law to criminalize buyers of sex. ...

Press Release: Vancouver Rape Relief is Outraged by B.C. Supreme Court Decision in Ivan Henry Civil Lawsuit

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Vancouver, B.C. – This morning, B.C. Supreme Court delivered its judgement granting Henry $8,000,000. ...

Press Release: Vancouver Women to Rally in Support of Ghomeshi’s Victims

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
[Vancouver, BC] - On March 24, Ontario Court of Justice will deliver its decision in the charges against Jian Ghomeshi. ...