CBC: the need for more funding for sexual assault centres

“We are a privileged country. We have the means to do better.” – Deb Singh, Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape

“We have dealt with one crisis after another, which means that today, after 33 years of existence, our waiting list has never been so long.” – Sara Casselman, Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region

Many of these centers are funded at levels equivalent to those of the 1990s, when the demand for services reflects the reduction in stigma and today more and more people want to talk about sexual violence.” – Nicole Pietsch, OCRCC

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