Sexual Assault

Bill C-13

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I am waiting to hear the outcome today. I feel we need to send a strong message to youth that sharing intimate images is going to get you in a whole lot of trouble. This type of behaviour is causing kids so much emotional damage. We are losing our children due to the cruelty of others. Whats the difference between ... Read More »

Sexualized Violence and Trauma

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If anything this case is going to bring meaningful conversations about how trauma plays out. Its never in a predictable neat package. Several reasons given for not laying charges in Rehtaeh’s case falls into this as well. One was that when one of the males texted her to ask if she was okay because he heard she was upset she ... Read More »

Rae’s Awareness Walk

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My heart overflowed with love on April 9th. I am often away spreading Rehtaeh’s message and trying to promote change and sometimes it feels like my province of Nova Scotia doesn’t support the continual work. However, I saw the care and support on this important day and it lifted my very heavy heart. After a long rough emotional week I ... Read More »

UnSlut -A Documentary Film

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April 9th join Film Maker Emily Lindin for the Nova Scotia Premiere of this powerful documentary 4pm 80 chameau Crescent , Dartmouth N.S. Read More »

3rd Annual Memorial Walk – Rae’s Awareness

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April 9th at 1pm we hold our Annual Walk to Rae’s Awareness about Sexualized Violence Pledge sheets are available After our walk we will provide snacks/speakers/entertainment All are welcome We will be taking a community pledge to “keep each other safe” and placing stones along our route. Join Us! Sexualized Violence affects ALL of us. Read More »

Don’t Miss “UnSlut – A Documentary”

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“UnSlut – A Documentary” is happening April 9th at 4pm 1st Screening in Nova Scotia Film Director Emily Lindin will be present to facilitate discussion 80 Chameau Crescent, Cole Harbour following our 3rd Annual Awareness Walk Read More »

Rae’s Awareness Walk

RAPE Walk 3rd Annual

Because sexualized violence affects us all. This event is a Memorial Walk for Rehtaeh to bring awareness to the issues of sexualized violence in our communities. We need to evaluate societal perceptions of rape and sexual violence which includes the evergrowing nature of “cyber slut shaming” We have a great line up of speakers/entertainers following our walk. This year we ... Read More »

Traveling Stones in Memory of Rehtaeh

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On the 1st Anniversary of Rehtaeh’s death I began placing stones in all her favourite places as a way to honour her. Since then we have sent the stones worldwide and for an entire year the stones were placed lovingly in so many beautiful places which resulted in beautiful photos. This year on April 7th marked one year of stone ... Read More »

#EndTheSilence – Stories of Survival

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I share these stories to End The Silence of sexualized violence and to share with others that you are not alone and you will get stronger with love and supportd…Here is today’s story. Today, March 15th, 2015, marks two painful years since my life changed forever. It was a regular Friday night, and an old friend asked me to hang ... Read More »

How Not To Get Raped

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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 collaboration with Rebecca Faria, Stephanie Guthrie, ... Read More »