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Kyle Bono Kaplan

The director of the Emmy-nominated film talks changing conversations around child sex abuse, shooting rape scenes and #MeToo's next frontier more

Interviews & Features

Adina Katz's intense solo show shines a powerful light on surviving sexual abuse more

Theatre

Documentarian Jennifer Fox’s feature debut stars Laura Dern as a filmmaker who begins to question her memories of childhood abuse more

Reviews

Powerful doc looks at two Argentine cousins who survived nightmarish sexual abuse as children more

Reviews

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Michelle da Silva

Of the small percentage of incidents of sexual violence that are brought to trial, only half end in convictions more

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If we did, the male-dominated entertainment and arts industries would give way to more women's voices more

Interviews & Features

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Michelle da Silva

The rally and march created a safe space for survivors of sexual violence to stand and be heard more

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Tanja-Tiziana

More than half of Canadian women have experienced sexual harassment at work more

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Samuel Engelking

Toronto activists sound off on what’s next in the fight against sexual violence – and why real change must involve men and happen offline more

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Don’t buy the argument that smaller abuses aren’t harmful – there is a spectrum of abuse, and it has to be acknowledged more

Life

For all the research, listening and reading I’ve done on the issue of sexual assault, this unrelenting memoir made me realize I still haven’t grasped the impact of abuse more

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Instead of considering the damage caused by enforced abstinence, the Church's requirement for clergy to be celibate has made child sexual abuse all the more likely more

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Stories written by and for refugee and immigrant women help open a discussion on sexual harassment, assault and rape more

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Her themes are a bit opaque, but the performance artist is always entertaining more

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If you or someone you know needs to break their lease because of an abusive or violent relationship, the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act has been amended to make this easier. more

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Kathryn Borel did what police, lawyers, Crown attorneys and judges ­refused to do: she held Jian Ghomeshi publicly accountable. Now let’s take our resistance in more creative directions more

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For women, acting "normal" often means playing nice, accepting the blame and otherwise protecting men – a cultural practice so well established that it might be in our DNA. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

It’s a mystery that Crown prosecutors don’t regularly call on experts to testify about the reams of ­research on why sexually assaulted women stay in relationships or erase them from memory more

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The media watching in the courtroom gasped in disbelief when the first complainant in the sexual assault trial of the century seemed so unguarded against defence tactics. But it’s not a fair fight; she’s alone. more

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Daily media coverage and constant social media updates can be triggering for survivors of sexual violence. Here’s where to get help more

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