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Sex Work: Transitioning, Retiring, and Exiting Report Launch

Sex Work: Transitioning, Retiring, and Exiting Report Launch

Metro Vancouver Sex Work Exiting, Transitioning and Retiring Consortium Launches Report on Sex Working Services and Programs In an effort to respond to the existing gaps in services and effectively meet the needs of those who do sex work in Metro Vancouver, five local community organizations with a vast range of expertise in delivering services…

A First Response for Women Survivors of Violence

A First Response for Women Survivors of Violence

National Victims of Crime Awareness Week 2015 “I’ve never told anyone about how bad it was, it’s too painful and I was worried I wouldn’t be believed.  My husband took everything from me, every part of me, everything. Thank you for believing in me it helps me believe in myself.” ~ Marianna I have something…

A university sent out a ‘rape prevention’ email following a sexual assault on campus. I’m impressed.

A university sent out a ‘rape prevention’ email following a sexual assault on campus. I’m impressed.

It is National Crime Awareness Week 2015. Sexual assault is never victim’s fault. We were impressed to see this email from the University of Madison-Wisconsin such a departure from the usual victim-blaming “don’t go out at night/alone” response typical of universities. Imagine if all colleges and universities took this approach to sexual violence prevention. by…