To remember the 14 women murdered on Dec. 6, 1989 at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, and take action to eliminate gender-based violence.
Women in Newfoundland and Labrador are more likely to be university educated and substantially more employed than men in the province, yet face higher rates of poverty and lower rates of pay.
The Ghomeshi ruling is just the tip of the iceberg.
Agree with the Ghomeshi verdict or not, no one who heard the ruling can honestly say they don’t understand why victims don’t come forward.
Deputy Mayor is shocked, but it’s the same old story for the Status of Women Council.
On Thursday St. John’s will join nationwide demonstrations calling for justice in a recent Edmonton murder trial, and to strengthen the call for women’s rights and a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women
Gender-based violence is as much a part of our reality as it has ever been. This year’s Dec. 6 vigil at Memorial University, which marked the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, was a time to remember victims of this violence and to renew our commitment to act.
The tumultuous events of the past week have opened the door for a national public discussion that needs to happen
Loretta Saunders’ sister launches ‘homicide survivor’ blog in the wake of yet another murder of an Indigenous woman in Canada. Meanwhile, Conservatives announce what critics are calling an inadequate strategy to address violence against Indigenous women.
Amidst a province-wide call for an end to violence against women, former Crown attorney renews call for reinstatement of Family Violence Intervention Court
Well, sort of.
As the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada continues to rise at an alarming rate, people, human rights groups and politicians strengthen the call for a national public inquiry
Valentine’s Day cards and chocolates are out. This year many in Newfoundland are marking the occasion by joining the global V-Day movement ‘One Billion Rising’.
The importance of realizing the connections in violence