Cherie (not her real name) left her abusive partner three years ago and, with her children, moved to a new community for a fresh start. She signed up to volunteer in her son’s kindergarten class and was told she had Continue reading Starting over
A lot of changes are needed to make the family law/court system work for survivors of family violence and their children. One of the first is for the system to stop treating violence within families as though it is a Continue reading What about the men?
In 1927, section 24 of the British North America Act – at the time, Canada’s Constitution and therefore its highest law – said that only “qualified persons” could be appointed to the Senate. Until this time, the government had interpreted Continue reading Iron in our souls
In a mere .63 of a second, Google popped up 161,000,000 results in response to my search for “woman abuse prevention month,” which began on November 1st. As I glanced through the offerings, I noticed one thing right away: shelters, Continue reading No time like the present