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When a “good” sexual assault complainant turns “bad”

With sexual assault trials, our Canadian legal system is badly broken. It is commonplace for a defence lawyers to attack witnesses, to wilfully trample on the human rights and dignity of complainants. How can that ever be acceptable in a civilized so [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:52+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on When a “good” sexual assault complainant turns “bad”

Refugee women face heightened risk of exploitation and sexual harassment

Sharing from Amnesty International. Go to link for more information. Source: Lebanon: Refugee women from Syria face heightened risk of exploitation and sexual harassment | Amnesty International Canada [...]

2016-02-04T11:34:58+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Refugee women face heightened risk of exploitation and sexual harassment

Defence attacks credibility of girl in gang sex assault  | Ottawa Citizen

A defence attorney launched an attack on the credibility of a teenaged girl who alleges that she was sexually assaulted by four people at OC Transpo Blair Station in 2013. In an intense cross-examination Friday, defence lawyer Natasha Calvinho pointe [...]

2016-09-14T12:51:57+00:00 January 17th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Defence attacks credibility of girl in gang sex assault  | Ottawa Citizen

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

One thing always leads to another

"I will be born a girl, which means that by the time I'm 14, the boys in my class will have called me a whore, a bitch, a cunt,” she tells her dad. “One thing leads to another,” she explains. Norway has produced a powerful PSA around sexual violence [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |1 Comment

“Perfect Accusers”

After deliberating for four days, an Oklahoma City jury has found ex-police officer Daniel Holtzclaw guilty on 18 of the 36 charges he faced for assaulting at least 13 women. The jury recommended 263 years. Sentencing will be January 21st. Hoytzclaw [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on “Perfect Accusers”

Rape Culture in Canada

Kimothy Walker previews the upcoming CPAC special Sexual Violence, Social Media and Society. This new documentary examines the impact of sexual violence and the perceived acceptance of it in our society. See it on CPAC: Dec. 11 @ 10 p.m. ET, Dec. 1 [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rape Culture in Canada
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