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Breaking the Silence Around Intimate Partner Violence
There’s a dam of silence holding back thousands of survivors’ stories, because we have a poor track record discussing these topics in public.
May 28, 2021
# domestic violence
Enough is Enough: Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Survivors
Two months after a mistrial was declared in the Snelgrove case, a panel convened in St. John’s to demand justice reform for sexual assault survivors.
December 1, 2020
Budget backlash continues with anti-violence protest
Women's rights advocates hold rally outside closed-door discussions on domestic violence at Confederation Building, say Budget 2016 puts women at risk.
June 25, 2016
A feminist way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in 2015
In this province half of all women over the age of 15 will experience sexual or physical violence in their lifetime. So this Valentine's Day,…
February 11, 2015
Hundreds take to the streets for annual Take Back the Night march
Amidst a province-wide call for an end to violence against women, former Crown attorney renews call for reinstatement of Family Violence Intervention Court
September 21, 2014
St. John’s women respond to anti-feminism social media trend
From #WomenAgainstFeminism to #WhyINeedFeminism: the executive director of St. John's Status of Women Council explains why she and her colleagues on the front line of…
August 6, 2014
St. John’s 3rd best city in Canada to be a woman: report
Well, sort of.
April 25, 2014
V-Day flash mob targets controversial Court closure
On Friday, as part of the global 'One Billion Rising' day of action, demonstrators in St. John's will call on the government to reinstate the…
February 14, 2014