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VAWnet News Blog

This area provides access to current and past news coverage on various issues related to gender-based violence that has national reach or impact, a full archive of NRCDV eNewsletters featuring announcements of new resources, initiatives, and events and access to our recent and archived TA questions of the month.
In the News
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

A national criminal justice advocacy group is pushing the Justice Department to support the release of women who were sexually abused by staff at a federal women’s prison in California.

TA Question of the Month
Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Native women have been on the receiving end of many injustices. These injustices include homelessness and various forms of physical and sexual violence. Native women experience high rates of homelessness. Native women also have the highest rate of domestic violence and rape of any group of women. To support Native survivors, we must understand the historical context of their experiences.

In the News
Sunday, May 01, 2022

Front-line workers are calling for more support for Indigenous families after a Statistics Canada analysis found First Nations, Inuit and Métis women are more likely to experience physical or sexual assault in their lifetime if they were in government care as children.

In the News
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Efforts are under way to get emergency contraception into Ukrainian hospitals as quickly as possible, as reports of rape after the Russian invasion continue to rise. Charities describe logistical problems delivering morning-after pills and medical abortion drugs, and stress time is of the essence.

In the News
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

"I do a lot of work to end violence against women and girls," says Palexelsiya Lorelei Williams, a well-known advocate from the Skatin and Sts'Ailes First Nations. "When creating the group, I just thought of butterflies because like so many women they are transformative, strong and resilient."

In the News
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

The United Nations has called for the increasing reports of rape and sexual violence against Ukrainian women and children during the Russian invasion of the country to be independently investigated.