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New Sex Offences Against Children Named

New sex offences listed under the proposed Protecting Children from Sexual Predators Act announced today in Toronto by Justice Minister Rob Nicholson. Visit CBC News to read the article.  

Project Protects Victims of Violence

Vernon Morning Star article highlighting the ICAT – Integrated Case Assessment Team – project between the Vernon Women’s Transition House Society and the Vernon RCMP. Protocol aimed at collaborative information sharing with the goal of “enhancing the safety of victims … Continue reading

2010 CEDAW Report Card

West Coast Women’s Legal Education & Action Fund has released its 2010 CEDAW Report Card. The report uses statistics and reports to measure BC’s performance against the United Nations Convention to Eliminate all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Visit … Continue reading

Greetings from Rwanda!

By Maggie Ziegler Here is a short story with a history that precedes my arrival in Rwanda. Two years ago, BWSS commissioned me to write an article on involving men and boys in speaking out against violence against women, and … Continue reading

Culturally-Driven Violence Against Women

Aruna Papp, author of the paper “Culturally-Driven Violence Against Women: a growing problem in Canada’s immigrant communities”, will be speaking at EVA BC’s November 2010 training forum. Read the Media Release – Cultural-Driven Violence Against Women.