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Ontario’s Rape crisis centres continue to await promised funding

Rape crisis centres don’t yet know if they will receive additional funding promised by Ontario’s previous Liberal government earlier this year as ...
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Sexual assault centres are overwhelmed in the #MeToo era

In Waterloo Region, a woman was visiting her doctor's office when she noticed a sign and phone number for the ...
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#SurvivorsCan’tWait: Ontario rape crisis centres still awaiting funding promised

Included in the Ontario gender-based violence strategy was up to $14.8-million over three years to increase the capacity of current ...
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Ontario: Won’t Say If They’ll Honour Funding Bump For Rape Crisis Centres

Last week, NDP MPP Suze Morrison rose in question period to ask the Ontario Progressive Conservatives if they would honour ...
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Sexual Assault Survivors know Dr. Blasey Ford’s impossible burden

Testimony in a sexual assault case - which relies on a survivor’s willingness to provide it - has the power ...
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Count Us In: Women will vote on June 7

Count Us In: Women will vote on June 7 This article was written by Pamela Cross, Lieran Docherty, Amanda Dale, Farrah ...
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Before #MeToo, victims lost everything

This article by OCRCC Coordinator, Nicole Pietsch, appeared in The Globe & Mail. A cursory look at your social-media news ...
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Jailing a sex assault victim: This is not what justice should look like

This article by OCRCC Coordinator, Nicole Pietsch, appeared in The Globe & Mail.  Popular understandings of sexual assault reflect the ...
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Don’t dismiss Ghomeshi’s accusers over their after-the-fact behaviour

This week saw two witnesses testify in the Jian Ghomeshi trial. Both witnesses are women who shared their descriptions of ...
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