Bali bombings commemorative mural at Bondi Beach, Sydney.
Losing a loved one in traumatic circumstances can lead to persistent grief that does not ease over time.
In my research into the Bali bombings and their aftermath, I have spoken to many people who were there or lost someone in the attack.
A woman who attended an Indian Day School joins her daughter as they look at the Orange shirts, shoes, flowers and messages on display outside the B.C. legislature in June 2021.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
People must learn more about the history and legacies of residential schools and day schools and understand their relationship to Canada’s colonial project.
In a new report, child family violence survivors describe how family court worsened their trauma and profoundly affected their well-being even into adult life.
A girl grieves for a friend killed in the Uvalde shooting.
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Research shows that school shootings can lead to years of health, educational and economic detriment for students who survive the attack.
People march in Ottawa during a rally to demand an independent investigation into Canada’s crimes against Indigenous Peoples, including those at Indian Residential Schools on July 31, 2021.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
As the number of unmarked graves found will likely only increase over the months and years to come, we can’t forget that every child matters.
With the new name comes a model for other renaming processes in the realm of reconciliation.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Incorporating lessons from Ryerson University’s renaming process could help Canadian institutions address colonization.
Toxic dust hung in the air around ground zero for more than three months following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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Those directly exposed to toxic dust and trauma on and after 9/11 carry with them a generation of chronic health conditions, which are placing them at higher risk during the pandemic and as they age.
Students of the Metlakatla Indian Residential School, B.C.
(William James Topley. Library and Archives Canada, C-015037)
The destruction of IAP residential school records and media reports that continually emphasize compensation will ensure that if remembered, the process will be remembered through a colonial gaze.
Women who experience mental anguish after violence are not ‘irrational’.
A survivor’s choice to disclose should be solely based on their readiness to share their story.
Protesters attended Harvey Weinstein’s first day of trial.
Harvey Weinstein’s conviction isn’t the norm for perpetrators of sexual violence.
Laws against ‘revenge porn’, upskirting, deepfake pornography are piecemeal, and a review will take years to conduct. Here are three things government can do now to support victims.
Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in by Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh.
AP/Tom Williams/Pool Photo
The testimony of Christine Blasey Ford in the Kavanaugh nomination hearings showed what happens when abuse survivors enter systems that are not designed to respond to their words or meet their needs.
Emma Cooper created the show “Rape is Real and Everywhere” with fellow comedian Heather Jordan Ross.
Rape jokes are among the most controversial that comedians can tell, but a Concordia professor says laughing at the absurdity of a world that silences survivors is also an act of support and solidarity.
Abuse affects all sexes.
What drives a child to commit sexual abuse?