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Rape kit inaccessibility a hurdle to justice for victims in Canada: advocates

Rape survivor turned councillor fighting to introduce rape kits for her area in drive to remove hurdles in justice system for other victims.
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Good Night Out campaign teams up with nightclubs to stop sexual harassment at local hotspots

A new program 'audits' Vancouver nightclubs and tackles rape culture in the process.

Ultimate irony: Julian Assange battles an unauthorized biography

Founder of Wikileaks initially agreed to work with ghostwriter, then backed out. And now he's mad they're publishing without his permission.

Hundreds march against sexual violence in New Delhi's "SlutWalk"

Protesters ditch the provocative clothes, make point that they get attacked even in ordinary attire.

Cowboys & Aliens, The Trip, Project Nim, The Smurfs, Werner Herzog in a cave in 3D, and more

Daniel Craig turns up an old west we’ve never seen before in this week’s biggest film, Cowboys & Aliens. (read more)

Good Morning Africa!

There's a moment in the film where Margaret, the journalist from Uganda, goes to the countryside and talks to the women and tries to explain to them that they can protect themselves through the use of

Time to focus on Facebook literacy in our education system

The viral outbreak of images from the recent unfortunate teen rape in Pitt Meadows underscores the need for the public education system to take a proactive leadership role in developing curriculum...

Some democracies fear their own people. Is Canada one of them?

Democracies don't fear their own people, Hilary Clinton said on Saturday. "They recognize that citizens must be free to come together, to advocate and agitate." After the heavy-handed treatment of ac

Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalado tells group at El Barrio of President Lobo's brutality

CoDevelopment Canada invited Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalad to Vancouver to spread awareness about her government's repression and to strengthen international solidarity for human rights.

Sex offender declares intention to settle in Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department believes that compelling circumstances exist requiring the Department to warn the public that Wesley Johnathan Wheaton poses a risk of significant harm to the...