Category: Empowering girls
Some days it is hard to know whether or not we are making progress in addressing gender-based violence. It often seems that for every step we manage to take forward there is one of at least equal size that moves us backward. A recent bill introduced by the federal Liberal government demonstrates this effectively.
Author and activist Marlee Liss was raped a week after returning from a women-centered meditation centre. Read about her healing process and her restorative justice journey.
When it comes to sexual assault cases, harmful myths and stereotypes persist. They may influence judges’ thinking about how complainants are supposed to behave during the assault and in court. You can help support survivors of sexual violence and build the gender equality movement in Canada.
When vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Kinley Dowling (KINLEY) released her debut solo album in 2016, Letters Never Sent, she knew it would rock the boat. The Islander and longtime member of Newfoundland’s Hey Rosetta! wrote openly about her experience of sexual assault on the track Microphone. Now that song, and the accompanying music video, is going to be used in classrooms to teach students about sexual violence and consent.