Police officer’s acquittal in sexual assault case demonstrates how justice system fails rape victims.
In 2016 victims of sexual violence still have to live through their trauma in a culture of slut-shaming and victim-blaming.
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.
No triumph over sexism and harassment is insignificant, as we recently saw in Spaniard’s Bay. But the fight against patriarchy is global — and it’s far from over.
How much is David Bowie to blame for having sex with a minor? And are the days following his death an appropriate time to host the conversation?
St. John’s residents demand an end to sexual violence, slut-shaming, victim-blaming, and rape culture. Photos by Jenne Nolan.
Media coverage of reports of gang rapes in St. John’s has directed many to contemplate their moral stance on sex work, instead of their moral stance on rape and the appropriate police response to the rape of any person.
Women, men and children come together for the annual ‘Take Back The Night’ event to strengthen the struggle against sexual violence. With files from Justine Cottingham-Leblanc…
The way society – and the legal system – deals with rape is a serious problem