At the San Miguel Writers’ Conference this year, keynote speaker, Mexican writer and academic Rosa Beltran, spoke about images of women through literature and art. In the course of her remarks, she talked about the rates of violence against women Continue reading Justicia — now!
Twenty-three years ago, three-and-a-half-year-old Luke was killed by his father on his first unsupervised access visit after Luke’s mother had tried to get a family court order for supervised access, because of her concerns for her son’s safety. In the Continue reading One death is one too many
On December 19th, Ontario Court Judge Doody dismissed all 19 charges against Joshua Boyle, in a verdict that took him three hours to present. Boyle, as many of you will recall, was charged with a number of offences against his Continue reading Women in struggle
Today is the 30th anniversary of the Montreal massacre, and the misogyny-caused deaths of women continue. Here is just one story. On November 5th, Michele Messina (MM) killed herself in Quebec’s Leclerc Prison. She was a woman fleeing abuse who, Continue reading Death sentence for mothering