Crisis /trauma

RCMP and sexual harassment against women

Bob Paulson, Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, has announced that the two class action law suits brought by women claiming they were sexually harassed while working for the RCMP will be settled with the payment of $100 million, to be disbursed by a former senior judge.

Structural Determinants of Youth Bullying and Fighting in 79 Countries

Journal of Adolescent Health


The prevention of youth violence is a public health priority in many countries. We
examined the prevalence of bullying victimization and physical fighting
in youths in 79 high- and low-income countries and the relations between
structural determinants of adolescent health (country wealth, income
inequality, and government spending on education) and international

Re-Imagining Child Welfare Systems in Canada Symposium on Oct 21

Date: October 21, 2016
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Room 1014, Osgoode Hall Law School
York University
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3
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Reclaim Your Voice on Oct 22

Every month, Reclaim Your Voice provides safe spaces for survivors of various forms of abuse to share their stories before a supportive audience. Since 2012, over 75 people have broken their silence at our events. If you are tired of carrying the shame of what has happened to you, we encourage you to attend our October 22nd event, either to speak or to listen. You may find tremendous comfort in connecting with those who have walked similar paths.

Fall 2016 seminars (various topics)

Tuesday September 20th, 2:30-4:00pm
Room: 626 Kaneff Tower
Title: The Syrian Crisis Through Film and Displacement, Defiance and Hope, A presentation and a screening by organisers from the Syria Film Festival
Speakers: Adam Riggio: Writer, filmmaker, activist, and professional communicator and Sahel Zreik: One of the co-founders of Syria Film Festival


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