sexual assault

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Dec 8, 2011
Niqabs in the courtroom: why the case of N.S. v. R. is central to the conversation of access to justice for sexual assault survivors. Photo: Alfred Weidinger

Niqab on trial: What is really at stake?

The F Word
rabble podcast: Niqabs in the courtroom: Why the case of N.S. v. R. is central to the conversation of access to justice for sexual assault survivors.
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May 27, 2011

No consent to sex when a woman is unconscious

Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada agreed Friday there can be no such thing as advance consent to unconscious sex. Consent must always be active, voluntary, ongoing and contemporaneous.
News
Oct 3, 2010

Narcissism, entitlement, aggression and rape

Colin Horgan
The recent attack on a teenage girl in B.C. and the images from it that circulated online have set off a defensive response in some young people. This is part of a disturbing trend.

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