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
Times Colonist article – Sex-trade ruling should be obeyed.
Please see the position issued from the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network, Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution and the South Asian Women Against Male Violence reacted to the Ontario Supreme Court ruling that struck down aspects of the criminalization of prostitution: Ontario … Continue reading
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.
EVA BC comments on the province’s first round of recommendations coming out of the new Domestic Violence Action Plan, saying it’s a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done. Read the Times Colonist article – Oak Bay … Continue reading
EVA BC speaks out in the Georgia Straight – Cuts to B.C.’s violence against women programs going in wrong direction.