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It is remarkable to consider just how much has changed in recent weeks about people's attitudes towards sexual harassment and assault.
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The march brought together survivors of sexual violence and their supporters.
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Marlene had said she tried to forgive the man who attacked her.
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He urged people to listen to the voices and needs of women.
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Canada hasn't come as far as you'd think.
Men who assault women get off lightly. Men who stand up for social justice are punished.
“It literally hurts to breathe.”
Police previously warned female sex workers about a risk to their safety.
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The woman said months of abuse left her with PTSD.
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Nicole Daniels was found frozen to death when she was 16.
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The director addressed the scandal in an interview with BBC.
"Keep your eyes and ears open and your hands free," the statement had said.
The Liberals committed $89.9 million for building or renovating shelters.
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It's time for serious introspection among those who watched, liked and retweeted images of women which were captured and shared without their consent.
The complainant left the hotel room and texted a friend about the alleged sexual assault.
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"It's a courageous and strong act by the woman.''
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Police are looking for four young men.
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Young women are especially pessimistic.
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"There never had been a place like this."
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In 2017, sex workers in Canada continue to live and work in unsafe conditions, face predatory and state violence, immigration raids, deportation, surveillance and arrest as well as see their human rights violated. Meaningful sex work law reform in Canada is long due.
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Canadians were angry after the judge acquitted a cab driver of sexual assault.
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The force says sexual assault survivors may not report out of fear they won't be believed.
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He also punched his girlfriend, who owned the dog.
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Women across the South Pacific face serious risk from violence, lack of economic opportunities, under-representation in leadership and limited access to healthcare and education. However, one only needs to be a woman in the South Pacific to know that such declarations and promises have yet to reach them or are ineffective within existing community structures.
"I'm sick of reading about them in the news."
Marilyn Gladu said the report will come with some recommendations on how to spread good ideas around the country.
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It's increasingly evident that many governments are not keeping the promises enshrined in the laws they have passed. The potential of laws to help eliminate violence against women and girls is going unrealized because implementation is failing. And governments are failing women and girls as a result.
Leitch calls it a “common sense policy” to “strengthen the rights of women.”
A brave woman was taken from us a year ago. Berta Caceres was shot and killed in the middle of the night by assassins for opposing an illegitimate hydroelectric project which threatened her people's way of life and violated international human rights law.
I think part of it is because these men don't believe indigenous women feel pain the way others do, that we can handle pain, and we're not valued as much as others. Because if the government, the police, the media and the majority don't care for indigenous women's lives, why should these men?
Some of the most passionate mental health advocates work in women's shelters. Women on the front-lines for addressing mental health needs. Women supporting other women to find safety, stability, and empowerment in their lives -- in a way, sisterhood embodied.