BWSS In the Media

Part of our advocacy work to eliminate violence and work from a feminist perspective that promotes equality for all women is evident in our media appearances.

BWSS In The Media

Battered Women’s Support Services provides advocacy to assist all battered women in its aim to work towards the elimination of violence and to work from a feminist perspective that promotes equality for all women. Part of that advocacy work is evident in our media appearances:

2017
  • January 10, 2017 In the Vancouver Sun, Angela Marie MacDougall talks about Transitions: Helping Vancouver sex workers exit the industry and move into a mainstream career.
  • February 7, 2017 On Democracy North, Angela Marie MacDougall hosted Black Futures 2017, discussions on themes and concerns of the African diaspora in western Canada.
  • February 7, 2017 Angela Marie MacDougall joined Minelle Mahtani host of Sense of Place on Roundhouse Radio to talk about Battered Women’s Support Services celebrating Black History Month by presenting, in part, “Standing on Points of Power –Self Possession for Black Women” Group.
2015
  • January 18, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall comments on News 1130 on perpetrators of violence who reoffend following their release.
  • January 28, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall appears on CTV News Vancouver to discuss the issue with a Vancouver Police Department officer arrested on charges of assault against his partner continuing to work as a VPD officer.
  • January 28, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall appears on  Global News to discuss a Vancouver police officer arrested in domestic violence incident.
  • February 02, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall discusses the systemic changes needed to help end violence against Indigenous girls and women in Canada on CBC News.
  • February 13, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall appears on The Silent X podcast to talk about to talk about February 14th Women’s Memorial March, the work of BWSS in engaging young men and women to gain the skills to build a future free from violence.
  • February 15, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall comments on glamorized violence against women in the media on News 1130
  • February 16, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall comments on the role of municipalities on working to end violence against Indigenous girls and women in the National Post
  • April 2, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall on Global’s Unfiltered with Jill Krop discuss the ongoing problem of violence against women and the stigma sex workers face in receiving justice from our legal system.
  • April 02, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall comments to CBC  on women’s safety from perpetrators of violence
  • April 14, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall on News 1130 comments on convictions of perpetrators of violence and the fear their families have to live with.
  • April 29, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall and Manager of Direct Services Rosa Elena on Mouth vs Mic Podcast  break down patriarchy, immigration, colonialism, the Government, the Canadian legal system, cyber misogyny and more! All in relation to violence against women.
  • May 5 2015 Angela Marie MacDougall talks about why society glorifies professional athletes charged with abuse on Global News Prime.
  • May 5, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall in 24 hours Vancouver talking about violence against women and a collaborative report on Sex Work: Transitioning, Retiring and Exiting.
  • May 11, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall on Global BC 1 with Aaron McArthur talking about the ways in which society puts professional athletes like Floyd Mayweather on a pedestals regardless of their known violence against women.
  • May 25, 2015 Play it Forward social-media campaign promotes soccer as a way to end violence against women in the Georgia Straight
  • June 22, 2015 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall on Global’s Unfiltered with Randene Neill discussing how a new app in development to combat violence against Indigenous girls and women adds to a culture of victim blaming.
2016
  • Nov 29, 2016 Transit creeps told to ‘keep your hands to yourself’ in new Vancouver anti-sexual assault campaign in The Metro.
  • Nov 29, 2016 New poster campaign aims to stop sexual assaults on Metro Vancouver transit in Global News.
  • Nov 15, 2016 Power 50 2016: VanMag Rank Angela Marie MacDougall one of Vancouver’s Most Powerful People.
  • http://bc.ctvnews.ca/poster-campaign-aims-to-combat-sex-assaults-on-transit-1.3182829
  • http://bc.ctvnews.ca/startling-spike-in-sex-assaults-harassment-on-public-transit-1.1765761
  • http://bc.ctvnews.ca/advocates-say-b-c-isn-t-doing-enough-to-end-domestic-violence-1.2984228
  • http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2016/06/16/partner-violence-must-be-addressed-in-workplace-ubc-study.html
  • http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2016/07/14/canada-and-its-domestic-violence-problem/
  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/families-want-answers-on-liaison-units-1.3808845
  • https://globalnews.ca/news/2798217/staying-safe-retired-vpd-officer-trains-women-in-self-defence/
  • https://globalnews.ca/video/3109829/month-of-giving-battered-womens-support-services
  • https://globalnews.ca/video/2750061/does-ubc-sexual-assault-policy-draft-address-recommendations
  • http://www.news1130.com/2016/11/29/hands-off-transit-police-launch-new-initiative-end-sex-assault-harassment-skytrains/
  • http://www.news1130.com/2016/10/17/families-of-missing-murdered-indigenous-women-want-answers-on-liaison-units/
  • http://www.news1130.com/2016/01/22/local-womens-group-doubts-spousal-violence-is-down-despite-new-stats/
  • http://www.news1130.com/2016/07/12/governments-must-fund-womens-supports-to-prevent-domestic-homicide-advocate/
  • http://www.news1130.com/2016/07/12/abusive-relationship-woman/
  • http://rabble.ca/news/2016/04/black-lives-matter-vancouver-chapter-organizes-solidarity-toronto
  • http://www.bornblack.ca/2016/04/black-lives-matter-vancouver-is-here/
  • https://www.straight.com/news/648746/6-noteworthy-feminists-battling-gender-bias-vancouver
  • http://vanmag.com/best-of-the-city/power-50-2016-vanmags-ranking-years-powerful-people/
  • http://www.feministcurrent.com/2016/02/28/interview-angela-marie-macdougall/
  • http://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/friend-questions-police-investigation-after-missing-sask-woman-found-dead-in-b-c-1.3080852
  • https://globalnews.ca/news/2971964/stalker-apps-think-theres-one-on-your-phone-heres-what-to-do/
  • https://globalnews.ca/news/2632520/family-of-oakridge-home-invasion-victim-speaks-out-as-questions-surround-person-of-interest/
  • https://globalnews.ca/news/2483101/compass-presto-transit-passes-could-be-another-tool-to-abusers-advocates/
  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/transit-sex-assault-1.3737055
  • https://globalnews.ca/news/2730566/maple-batalias-parents-say-justice-was-served-but-daily-life-is-still-a-struggle/
  • http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2016/10/03/vancouver-missing-women-candlelight-vigil-100s-nationwide.html
  • http://rabble.ca/news/2016/01/canada-has-big-issues-progressives-want-solved-2016
  • https://globalnews.ca/news/2952676/friend-questions-police-investigation-after-missing-sask-woman-found-dead-in-b-c/
  • http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/marina-glogovac/social-enterprise-charities_b_12154454.html
  • https://roundhouseradio.com/2016/11/25/vancouver-womens-support-groups-take-a-stand-on-international-day-for-the-elimination-of-violence-against-women/
2014 and older
  • January 15, 2014 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall on Global’s Unfiltered with Jill Kropp on Global TV, with Carissa Ropponen, WAVAW Executive and Development Assistant, and Sangeeta Lalli, Liberal Party of BC Organization Chair, Young Liberals in BC, stepping out of the binary, addressing some of the essential questions that need to be asked and highlighting the complexities and intersectionality entailed in this issue.
  • November 7, 2014 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall with the DTES Women’s Coalition on Global’s Noon News speaking out about systemic violence against women in the downtown eastside.
  • February 6, 2013 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall appears on David Berner TV arguing that when it comes to violence against women, consultations are fine, but what we really need is solid reliable funding for the front line work.
  • May 15, 2011 BWSS Executive Director, Angela Marie MacDougall interviewed by  The Georgia Straight on the Vancouver Slut Walk.
  • http://www.news1130.com/2014/10/21/local-womens-group-happy-with-how-nhl-is-handling-voynov-situation/
  • http://london.ctvnews.ca/b-c-coroners-service-report-confirms-there-s-a-war-on-women-and-the-battlefield-is-in-their-homes-1.2158663
  • https://globalnews.ca/news/1660380/women-in-downtown-eastside-speak-out-against-systemic-violence/
  • https://www.straight.com/news/90561/rapist-donald-sabeys-disappearance-leads-womens-groups-question-halfway-house-placements
  • http://www.timescolonist.com/news/b-c/langley-man-on-the-run-after-fire-and-attack-on-family-1.941205
  • http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadian-forces-survey-asks-troops-to-shed-light-on-sexual-assault-harassment
  • http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/who-would-be-a-female-mountie-6279852.html
  • http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/02/04/shafia-verdict-education-violence-_n_1244795.html
  • http://vancouver.mediacoop.ca/newsrelease/4775
  • https://www.thedailybeast.com/canadas-highway-of-tears-why-are-women-disappearing
  • https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/domestic-abuse-inviting-men-to-be-part-of-the-solution/article6011644/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com&https://globalnews.ca/news/711198/mens-rights-group-defends-posters-claiming-women-lie-about-rape/
  • http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/battered-womens-support-services/2012/04/how-does-she-resist-resisting-media-represen
  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/ubc-students-question-sexual-assault-messaging-1.2159629
  • https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2009/09/08/manitoba_murder_mystery_30_unsolved_and_counting.html
  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-domestic-violence-cuts-dangerous-groups-1.838304

Video

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Every week a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner. BWSS is working to change that.