Topic: violence against women


Speak Out Against Slapstick Misogyny: A Stern Ethics Rant/Sermon for Hillary Haters

I’m going to take a moment to deliberately not be nice, for the first time on Gender Focus. It’s time to get mad, again, ... [ more ]

I’m going to take a moment to deliberately not be nice, for the first ... [ more ]

I’m going to take a moment to deliberately not be nice, for the first time on Gender Focus. It’s ... [ more ]

Norma Bastidas Continues Her Journey to End Violence

by Jarrah Hodge On June 23, Vancouverite Norma Bastidas will be running a half marathon in a wedding dress. Specifically, she’s leading WAVAW’s (Women ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge On June 23, Vancouverite Norma Bastidas will be running a half ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge On June 23, Vancouverite Norma Bastidas will be running a half marathon in a wedding dress. ... [ more ]

New Feminist Apps Tackle Dating Violence, Street Harassment

by Jarrah Hodge Back in 2011 Gender Focus contributor Roxanna Bennett reported on YWCA Canada’s Safety Siren app, which gave women and girls a ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge Back in 2011 Gender Focus contributor Roxanna Bennett reported on YWCA ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge Back in 2011 Gender Focus contributor Roxanna Bennett reported on YWCA Canada’s Safety Siren app, which ... [ more ]

Youth Can Prevent Violence Against Women & Girls

Re-posted with permission from the Battered Women’s Support Services Ending Violence blog. 1. Use Social Media-Social media has an empowering effect send articles, with ... [ more ]

Re-posted with permission from the Battered Women’s Support Services Ending Violence blog. 1. Use ... [ more ]

Re-posted with permission from the Battered Women’s Support Services Ending Violence blog. 1. Use Social Media-Social media has an ... [ more ]

31 Steps to End Violence Against Women in BC

by Jarrah Hodge With a provincial election coming up, the Jane Doe Legal Network has come out with a list of “31 Things British ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge With a provincial election coming up, the Jane Doe Legal Network ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge With a provincial election coming up, the Jane Doe Legal Network has come out with a ... [ more ]

Asking for It

by Jessica Critcher Last summer my husband was out of town for work. Though I missed him, it was exciting to be alone in ... [ more ]

by Jessica Critcher Last summer my husband was out of town for work. Though ... [ more ]

by Jessica Critcher Last summer my husband was out of town for work. Though I missed him, it was ... [ more ]