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Why Women and Girls don’t report…

Victim blaming is a devaluing act that occurs when the victim(s) of a crime or an accident is held responsible — in whole or in part — for the crimes that have been committed against them. This blame can appear in the form of negative social respo [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:58+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Why Women and Girls don’t report…

Only rapists are responsible for rape

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="via Draw the Line"]Hynde doesn't believe she's saying anything controversial and sadly, in many ways, she isn't. Blaming women for sexual assault is the status quo.[/su_quote] Rock singer [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:01+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Only rapists are responsible for rape

Fixing the language of rape culture

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] There's no such thing as non-consensual sex. You either had consensual sex, or you committed rape. Feminist Erin Matson did some editing on a Washington Post article about the recent charges against Jared [...]

If you don’t know the difference….

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] Kudos to the 17-year-old who came forward and apologized for interrupting a television report Friday by "kissing" reporter Megan Batchelor. Update to the story. I'm happy to say someone claiming to be [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on If you don’t know the difference….

“This is the guy who thinks rape should be legal.”

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_note note_color="#e46a6a" text_color="#000000"]Warning: Posted video has offensive language.[/su_note] Right on Montreal!! Daryush Valizadeh, better known as Roosh V, is an American who promotes "neom [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00 August 10th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on “This is the guy who thinks rape should be legal.”

Why victims don’t report

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] (Credit: Global News - Why don’t women report rape? Because most get no justice when they do) When sexual assault allegations against CBC personality Jian Ghomeshi first surfaced and police called on wome [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Why victims don’t report

Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights Act

[su_quote cite="Justice Minister Peter MacKay"]Today I was proud to announce that the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights is now in force. Our Government is extremely proud of this new piece of legislation that was informed by Canadians across the countr [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights Act
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