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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

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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 ...

News Article: Canada's #MeToo Movement Stretches Limits of Sexual Assault Support Centres

Huffington Post Canada
Date: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018
By Emma Paling ...

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

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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

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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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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 ...