The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that shelters helping survivors of domestic violence are essential. Retention and recruitment issues in the gender-based violence sector require systemic solutions.
Women described feeling dehumanised, powerless and violated. Some experienced psychological and emotional abuse, while others were threatened and yelled at.
If passed in its current form, the European Union’s new directive on combating violence against women and domestic violence will be world-leading.
Improving access to affordable housing and increasing benefit assistance rates are some sustainable solutions to the chronic cycle of homelessness faced by women fleeing violence.
What does it say to victims of intimate partner violence when a convicted wife beater and murderer is invited to a public event by the ruling government?
Too many First Nations women have been killed by people who have a history of violence in relationships.
Online personalities like Andrew Tate are using social media to amplify their misogynist and anti-woman rhetoric. Social media companies deplatforming them can cut them off from followers and revenue.
More than a dozen women’s organizations pleaded with the federal government to slow down and treat their concerns seriously about Bill C-28. It didn’t listen.
Michelle & Amanda 18.10.
In this podcast, Michelle and politics + society editor Amanda Dunn discuss next week's budget, which is set to slash Coalition programs and promises and implement the Albanese government's priorities
A new ten-year plan to end violence against women and children has some significant strengths, but it also has some deficits, and details are still to be released.
One in three women has experienced physical violence since age 15; the figure for sexual violence is one in five. A woman is killed by a current or former intimate partner every ten days
For many female runners, the feeling of liberation that running can bring is marred by the ever-present threat of street harassment and violence. It’s a major obstacle to running participation.
The government has opened a consultation about making public sexual harassment a distinct criminal offence.
A recent jury examining murders of women urged the federal government to add the term femicide and its definition to the Criminal Code.
Last week, a young woman died after being set fire on a Toronto bus. Police are investigating it as a hate-motivated act. Why is violence against women not treated more often as a hate crime?
The findings are a stark reminder men’s violence against women is a national crisis and system reform is urgent.
Navigating the ‘he said/she said’ conundrum in intimate partner abuse can be difficult.
Survivors of violence, and those working to support survivors, want to see programs that focus on getting the first response right, every time.
I’m certain this case will continue to be discussed in the media and academia and will continue to shape society’s understanding of the complexities of intimate partner violence.
In today’s episode, we hear from two women who talk about how diamond mines in the Northwest Territories have negatively impacted women and girls and perpetuated gender violence.