This is the place for a collection of news stories that speak out and about domestic violence and sexual assault as well as coverage of past events.
New funding will help support a vibrant gender equality movement across Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – From Status of Women Canada
Projects will advance gender equality and engage local women leaders in pan-Canadian network.
To read more please click the link for English version: www.canada.ca/en/
Pour lire cette histoire en français, cliquez ici: www.canada.ca/fr/
Survivors of campus sexual violence speak out
Posted on Wed, March 23, 2016 at 6:30pm by MyToba
Five per cent of men and 20 per cent of women experience some form of sexual assault in their post-secondary education.
A Winnipeg screening of The Hunting Ground will take place March 31st for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April.
Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino are featured in the film described as “a startling expose of sexual assault on US campuses, cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families.”
Read more at: mytoba.ca/tag/eva-manitoba/
Sexual-assault task force calls for anonymous reporting system on campuses
SIMONA CHIOSE – EDUCATION REPORTER — The Globe and Mail
Victims of sexual violence on campus should be able to make anonymous reports to campus officials or the police, a measure that could help catch repeat offenders and reduce assaults, says a western Canada task force that is drafting guidelines for how postsecondary institutions can respond to such incidents.
Read more at: www.theglobeandmail.com