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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...
Jun 23rd, 2011
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...
The Canadian Press
May 17th, 2011
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.
Linda Solomon Wood
May 23rd, 2009