Tag Archives: Rape

Pink shirt and other more serious concerns… 

_____________ Bullying and the pink shirt campaign is a valid exercise but I’d be more inclined to support programs that support more serious issues like rape! We all so easily back anti bullying yet seem blind to far more troublesome … Continue reading

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Audio doc addresses rape crisis – 

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/docproject/my-middle-aged-heart-hurts-confronting-a-sexual-assault-30-years-later-1.3398947 The CBC Doc Project revisits the sexual assault crisis with Alison Menard’s courageous essay. I’ve been trying raise the profile of the numerous tragic social ills rippling from the avalanche of rape that just won’t go away.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Talk about a terror- stop rape, abuse…RAINN.ORG

http://rainn.org/get-information/sexual-assault-prevention 15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age 12.3 29% are age 12-17. 44% are under age 18.3 80% are under age 30.3 12-34 are the highest risk years. Girls ages 16-19 are 4 times more likely … Continue reading

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Dad shattered over death of Rehtaeh Parsons -Fathers against rape.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/04/10/ns-reteah-parsons-father.html “She died struggling to live, much as she spent the last 18 months,” he wrote. “We went to counselling together. Sometimes I was the driver, sometimes the father, sometimes the counsellor.”(CBCNEWS) Despite a year of therapy and loving parents, … Continue reading

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