/Tag: justice

Fin des 16 jours / End of the 16 Days

Aujourd’hui, nous célébrons la Journée internationale des droits de la personne, qui clôt les 16 jours d’activisme contre la violence faite aux femmes. Merci d’avoir répondu à l’appel de la campagne #ArrêtonsLaViolence et pris l’engagement d’élimin [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fin des 16 jours / End of the 16 Days

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

Rape Explained

Image by feminist wild. • ❥ if you are going to remember anything in regards to rape and rape victims, it should be this: • ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ #feminism #socialjustice #equality #humanrights #animalrights #vegetarian #prochoice #LGBT #antiwar #humanism #free [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:59+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Rape Explained

Rest in Peace Catherine Campbell

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Catherine Ann Campbell Obituary"]Catherine was a dedicated police officer with the Truro Police Services for 6 years. She was also a volunteer member of the Stellarton Fire Department for [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00 September 19th, 2015|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Rest in Peace Catherine Campbell

The Audio Blog – Episode 3

Today I wasn't able to connect with my guest but I'm hoping she can make it on next week. Some very sad news in Canada this week with the murders of 2 year-old Hailey Dunbar-Blanchett in Alberta and 36 year-old police officer Catherine Campbell here [...]

2015-09-30T09:35:33+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Categories: Podcasts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Audio Blog – Episode 3

My rapist doesn’t know he’s a rapist

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Ottawa Slutwalk 2015"]My rapist doesn't know he's a rapist. Society taught him that because I woke up after he'd already started that my kicking and screaming didn't count. I was friendly [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on My rapist doesn’t know he’s a rapist

To the Man Who Hurt Me

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] “To the Man Who Hurt Me” was originally published June 18, 2015, on Beauty from Scars and is shared with permission from the author. This is a letter to a man who betrayed her trust and victimized her thr [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:01+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on To the Man Who Hurt Me

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

Gen. Lawson has walked past a lot of standards

[su_quote cite="Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Tom Lawson"]It would be a trite answer, but it's because we're biologically wired in a certain way and there will be those who believe it is a reasonable thing to press themselves and their des [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:03+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Gen. Lawson has walked past a lot of standards
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