One in 10 women sexually assaulted last year at Canadian post-secondary schools: StatsCan

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:24:56 +0000

Statistics Canada report found the highest number of sexual assault victims were young women, and notes that incidents of sex assault are more prevalent on campuses compared with the general population

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One in 10 women sexually assaulted last year at Canadian postsecondary schools: StatsCan

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:38:28 +0000

The Statistics Canada report found that the highest number of sexual assault victims were young women, and notes that the incidents of sex assault are more prevalent on campuses compared with the general population.

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Conversations That Matter: Women hardest hit in pandemic economy

Credit to Author: Massey Padgham| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 14:05:42 +0000

Women are disproportionately being hurt by a double-hit of job losses and closed child care centres

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Douglas Todd: COVID-19 brings home how partner violence affects diverse people

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:00:46 +0000

The increasingly close contact that COVID-19 protocols are forcing on many families is escalating conflict between partners of all kinds who were already struggling in difficult relationships. As a result, some North American social-service agencies are adopting a “gender inclusive” stance toward the diverse range of people buffeted by partner violence, including heterosexual women and […]

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