Advocacy

Dismantling the Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault

Public concern about the treatment of sexual assault victims in the criminal justice system has reached new heights, as has public pressure to reduce...

We gave sexist music videos warning labels to alert young people

They don’t want you to stop and think…we do If you’ve spent any time watching music videos on-line recently, you likely know that sexualization is...

Canada Child Benefit: One Year In

On July 20, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) celebrated its first anniversary. Today, almost 9 out of 10 families are accessing the CCB, a benefit...

Canada Day 2017: Let's look to the future

Canada Day 2017 was one of reflection, many celebrations around the city looked back at the 150 years since Confederation and many more celebrated...

Being a present father

Some of my fondest memories as a child were staying up late with my dad and watching old tough guy movies on the CBC. He had grown up on the streets...

Know your rights in the workplace

Women should feel safe and free from harassment in every aspect of their life; however, as many as 90% of women report they’ve experienced sexual...

Sexualization in media

The presence of sexually-objectified women and girls is widespread and as a society we are confronted daily with images of women’s bodies used to...

Dec 6th - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

“When they go low, we go high.” – Michelle Obama It has been 27 years since December 6 th , 1989. This day marks the anniversary of the murders of 14...