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Support Services Still Lacking for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Community-based responses, emergency services, and coordinated trauma-informed professionals are crucial lifelines for survivors. And yet, BC is still suffering from massive funding cuts to core/operational funding for all sexual assault centres from 2001-2, remaining the only province in Canada without sustained provincial government funding for sexual assault centres. University of Victoria lecturer, Grace Lore, WAVAW Executive Director Dayla Israel, and EVA BC Executive Director Tracy Porteous together an in-depth look at how, in the wake of #MeToo, the transformations and conversations in society need to permeate the world of policy and government services for sexual assault survivors: Support services still lacking for survivors of sexual assault.