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A Note to My Seven Year Old Self

If I walked in I would have killed that man. I revisit that place many times in my dreams, and every time, I kill him before I hug you. If I could grab you and run I would, knowing dead or alive, he'll have his hands on us for the rest of our live [...]

2017-11-05T14:35:32+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Finally, Good News for Carol Todd #AmandaTodd

Carol Todd, the mother of British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd, may finally have some justice. One of the men who tormented Amanda to death can be brought to Canada to face charges after an Amsterdam court approved his extradition. Aydin Coban has [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Finally, Good News for Carol Todd #AmandaTodd

Stalking Amanda Todd

The name of Amanda Todd became synonymous with cyber-bullying and loss after the B.C. teenager committed suicide. Mark Kelley of the fifth estate reveals the never before told story of her accused online stalker, the global police hunt for him and [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Stalking Amanda Todd

Objection – a poem on Trauma & Memory

This powerful video poem was shared with me on Twitter by it's creator Motherbird Sidrah. The video was made to illustrate the fact that trauma affects memory. It's important to remember trauma affects memory in light of the Ghomeshi trial taking p [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:52+00:00 February 7th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Predator Myths

Via Strength and Dignity (Instgram). The one thing predators are better at than abusing children is making YOU believe they never would. When victims come forward to disclose their abuse, their abusers do everything in their power to discredit them [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:53+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Predator Myths

Global Violence Against Women

From UNWomen.org. One in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence — mostly by an intimate partner. Whether at home, on the streets or during war, violence against women is a global pandemic that takes place in public and pr [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Global Violence Against Women

#ShesNotForSale

Many Canadians think sex trafficking is just an international issue - a crime happening "somewhere out there." Its not: 93% of Canada's sex trafficked victims are Canadian girls. #ShesNotForSale is a campaign to end human trafficking in Canada. Sha [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:55+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on #ShesNotForSale

Sexual assault overturned by N.S. Court

When justice in Nova Scotia gets it wrong they really go for it. He was 32 - his victim was 14 - the age of consent is 16. Pretty clear cut case unless we allow for the systems 99.7% failure rate when it comes to sexual violence to operate it's amazi [...]

2016-09-14T12:51:13+00:00 November 29th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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