Yesterday was marked with a very special moment. Following the walk a butterfly showed up in the church we met at and stayed for a bit. It flew up to the front and circled around the room. This message was shared on the Rae’s Awareness Facebook Page: “I just wanted to take a minute toRead more about Rae’s Awareness Walk[…]
From our family to yours – Merry Christmas! We hope today brings you peace and you spend it surrounded with love.
We would like to thank everyone who came out on Saturday as well las al the people who followed our launch. It was very successful and we had lots of people come forward dot sign up to help end violence against women, bullying, and sexual assault. The fist step is talking and we have comeRead more about A Special Thank You[…]
Yesterday El Jones gave us the pleasure of her spoken word at the launch of the Rehtaeh Parsons Society. Her words, as always, were powerful. She is an inspiration. Thank you El! Her name is Rehtaeh. Say it. by El Jones Her name is Rehtaeh. Say it. Say it for all the young girls whoRead more about Her name is Rehtaeh. Say it.[…]
From CBC: The parents of Rehtaeh Parsons are launching a non-profit society in her name to help people develop tools to address cyberbullying, youth sexual violence, sexting and the circulation of intimate images. The society will have its first public meeting Saturday, where 500 copies of a new Marvel Entertainment comic called Bullies in aRead more about Rehtaeh Parsons society to launch today[…]
This morning I sat in a Halifax courtroom and listened as one of the young men involved with my daughter’s case changed his plea to guilty. He is guilty of producing child pornography. He is the person who clicked the button on that cellphone, and as simply as that, he ended her life. It’s aRead more about Guilty Plea in Rehtaeh Parsons Case[…]
While researching an article about victim blaming I found this priceless gem. It seems perfect given I found three separate cases like Rehtaeh’s with three statements about how the victim only called it rape once the photo got out. #jadapose // #OpJustice4Daisy // #OpJustice4Rehtaeh Created by femifesto: Sasha Elford, Shannon Giannitsopolou, Farrah Khan, in collaborationRead more about How Not To Get Raped[…]
This is an article I wrote for Victims of Violence Canada. It details my thoughts on Rehtaeh’s case and how our family was left with many unanswered questions. We believe that is one of the biggest problems of all. Why are we left wondering? Why are we left hoping for answers to simple questions? It’sRead more about For Victims of Violence Canada[…]
Production and Distribution of Child Pornography TRIAL HEARING: September 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th – 2014 Distribution of Child Pornography TRIAL HEARING: November 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th – 2014 Trials to be held in the Law Courts on Spring Garden Rod., Halifax, Nova Scotia. Times yet to be set.
If you live in Nova Scotia please take the time to <a href=”http://novascotia.ca/coms/svs/your-feedback/” target=”_blank”>fill out this form</a> and share your thoughts, ideas, and feedback. Your feedback is anonymous. <a href=”http://www.sexassault.ca/statistics.htm” target=”_blank”>Sexual Assault Statistics in Canada</a> A Numerical Representation of the Truth: <ul> <li>Of every 100 incidents of sexual assault, only 6 are reported to theRead more about Nova Scotia’s First Sexual Violence Strategy[…]