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Domestic violence issues and ideas blog.



Online Exploitation of Women

Guest Blog by: Sarah Favel, YW Calgary This week one CanadaCreep caught the attention of police and the media but there has been little mention of the 17,000+ creeps who, for up to a year, hid behind their screens exploiting women knowing full well none of the women they were gawking at had agreed to [...]

June 19th, 2017|

Collective Impact to End Domestic Abuse

A collaborative blog from the CDVC In a report presented to a city committee on community and protective services this May, the Calgary Police Services (CPS), demonstrated that domestic abuse continues to climb as the economic crisis deepens. In 2016, CPS recorded 3,709 domestic incident calls, compared to 3,282 calls in 2015. This increase illustrates [...]

June 2nd, 2017|

Myths and Realities of Domestic Violence: Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Guest blog by: Courtney Sharma, Communications Coordinator, Servants Anonymous Society of Calgary According to the Polaris Project, sex trafficking is defined as “a form of modern slavery that exists […] globally. Sex traffickers use violence, threats, lies, debt bondage, and other forms of coercion to compel adults and children to engage in commercial sex acts against [...]

October 26th, 2016|


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