This article from HuffPost Canada highlights how recent judgements in Canada’s court system perpetuate rape myths and re-traumatize victims and survivors, despite the calls for change: When Judges Make Sexual Assault Victims Feel Like Criminals.
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Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of the Ending Violence Association of BC and Genesa Greening, president and CEO of BC Women’s Health Foundation, sat down with CTV News to talk about Changing Perceptions and We Can All Help, two initiatives aimed … Continue reading
EVA BC is excited to be growing its team! We are seeking an experienced leader to oversee and deliver a new EVA BC Program, Public Legal Education and Information on Workplace Sexual Harassment. To find out more about this opportunity, … Continue reading
In conjunction with West Coast LEAF and Surrey Women’s Centre, EVA BC has written a letter to BC’s Attorney General to call for adequate legal aid for anti-violence organizations facing applications to disclose client counselling records to defense counsel as … Continue reading
Risk Identification and Safety Planning Risk identification helps to recognize and address the risk of future violence, prioritize cases needing increased levels of support and intervention, inform safety plans, and assist in perpetrator management. Risk identification tools serve an important … Continue reading
Today we were honoured to host a book launch for author and journalist Trysh Ashby-Rolls, who has released the 2nd edition of her book, Triumph: A Journey of Healing from Incest. Thank you Trysh, for continuing to share your story … Continue reading
B.C. is investing $760,000 in initiatives to prevent and respond to sexual violence on campus with a range of activities that includes the Moving Forward Together: Building Capacity to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Violence on Campus forum on June … Continue reading
Amendments to the Residential Tenancy Act, introduced by Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver, passed its third reading at the B.C. legislature this week. The amendments would allow tenants to end a fixed-term lease if staying in their unit poses a … Continue reading
This Op-Ed in The Star spotlights Bill C-337, also called The JUST Act. If passed, the bill will require all federally appointed judges to complete training in sexual assault law, provide explanations for rulings, as well as ensure that the … Continue reading