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So You Found Out You Make Less Than a Male Colleague, What Now?

The two people pictured above had the exact same job and level of experience. Both were a year into working as operations specialists at the same tech startup in Toronto. As part of the company's reorganization, the young woman was soon promoted to a...

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Register today for Feb 21 webinar - Money, Abuse and Safety: Tips for Women

This webinar is a discussion about money, partner abuse and safety. The webinar provides tips for women to get control of their budget, and about what money matters to look out for that could be part of an abusive relationship. This webinar is...

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Money, Abuse and Safety: Tips for Women

Recorded on February 21, 2018 - This webinar is a discussion about money, partner abuse, and safety. The webinar provides tips for women to get control of their budget, and about what money matters to look out for that could be part of an abusive...

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Government of Ontario Expands Helpline for Indigenous Women Facing Violence

From a Government of Ontario news release: Ontario is expanding helpline services to support Indigenous women and their families facing violence.

The province is supporting Beendigen Inc., an Indigenous family shelter in...

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#MeToo disrupts Canada's precarious democracy: Reasonable Doubt

From NOW Magazine's Reasonable Doubt column: This week in Ontario, the Progressive Conservative party imploded amidst allegations of sexual assault...

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5 women killed in January victims of alleged intimate partner violence, police say

Five women have been killed in alleged acts of intimate partner violence in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) so far this year, according to police. A sixth woman was found dead in an apartment on Jan. 27, but investigators ...

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New Law Ensuring Safe Access to Abortion Clinics Now in Effect

From a Government of Ontario news release: Starting today, all abortion clinics in Ontario will have safe access zones of 50 metres to protect the safety, security, health and privacy of women and health care providers.

These...

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GTA sexual assault crisis centres overwhelmed amid #MeToo movement

Staff and volunteers manning the 24/7 helpline are reporting about twice as many calls per shift since about mid-October, she added.
 
Singh said staff overtime has "increased exponentially in the...
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GTA sexual assault crisis centres overwhelmed amid #MeToo movement

Ontario's sexual-assault crisis centres are in crisis, advocates say.

They faced a fresh wave of demand after the Jian Ghomeshi affair. Now, with non-stop...

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In the wake of #MeToo, a Toronto legal clinic sees 'astronomical' jump in sexual assault help requests

A Toronto legal clinic dedicated to fighting violence against women says a record number of women are seeking help for experiences with sexual assault.

Amanda Dale of the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic says her staff have seen an 83...

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