Canada Violence Against Women

Why Some Women Stay In Abusive Relationships

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada Living

We know there are many reasons why women stay in abusive relationships, but new research shows it largely boils down to raising children, economic dep...

The Conservatives: Tough on Crime, Soft on Violence Against Women

Hélène Laverdière | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Politics
Hélène Laverdière

Every six days a Canadian woman is killed by her partner. As of 2010, there were 582 known cases of missing or murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. Globally, one in three women will be a victim of violence -- being raped, beaten or abused in her lifetime. In some parts of the world a girl is more likely to be raped than to learn how to read. But women have taken a backseat to the government's other priorities.We could certainly be doing more to help women who are suffering from HIV/AIDS, which in many cases in the developing world results from rape.

67% Of Canadians Know A Woman Who Has Experienced Abuse

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Living

Just days after the 23rd anniversary of the Montreal Massacre and National Day of Action on Violence Against Women, a new study shows that Canada stil...

Shafia Verdict Prompts Organizations To Ask, What Now?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.05.2012 | Canada Living

The aftermath of the Shafia trial has left violence prevention organizations wondering, 'what now?' Centres providing resources and services for women...

Report On Violence Against Aboriginal Women Excludes Voices Of Subjects, Says NDP

CP | Chris Herhalt, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A new Commons committee report meant to address the crisis of violence against aboriginal women ignores the testimony of most of the women it...