domestic abuse

Greater Vancouver Bangladesh Cultural Association leader calls attack on UBC student in Bangladesh "inhuman"

"It was inhuman," said Abdul Kalam Azad, general secretary of the Greater Vancouver Bangladesh Cultural Association, of the attacks against a female UBC student by her husband in Bangladesh.  On...

Aboriginal women victims of violence at triple rate of non native women: study

OTTAWA - A new study says the rate of violent incidents reported by aboriginal women was triple that of non-aboriginal women in 2009. Statistics Canada says nearly 67,000, or 13 per cent of...

Janice Abbott of Atira Empowers Women in Remarkable Ways

Janet Abbott has made a career of helping women become more empowered. Women who've suffered the worse kinds of abuse. Atira is the result.