Why trans people need to be included in the gender-based violence conversation

Sarah Ratchford is a non-binary journalist based in New Brunswick. This opinion piece was specifically commissioned as part of Broken, a Global News series reflecting on how we must provide better, more consistent and nuanced coverage of any woman, trans…

Montreal blogger who touted École Polytechnique gunman will have bail hearing next week

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 12, 2019 3:09 pm Updated December 12, 2019 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A decision on whether to grant bail to a…

Montreal blogger who touted École Polytechnique gunman to remain behind bars for a few more days

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 12, 2019 3:09 pm Updated December 12, 2019 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A decision on whether to grant bail to a…

Almost half of all Peel Region homicides to date in 2019 were domestic-related

As Peel Regional Police continue to investigate the alleged murder of 27-year-old Sharanjeet Kaur, officers also confirmed that almost half of the homicides in their jurisdiction were domestic-related. It’s a statistic that has advocates calling for further government action to…

Women’s shelters serving immigrant and Muslim women open in Calgary and Edmonton

Living with domestic abuse is terrifying, but it can be even more isolating if you’re alone in Canada and English isn’t your first language. As Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports, a new transition house in Calgary will serve Muslim, immigrant…

Women’s shelters serving immigrants open in Calgary and Edmonton

A women’s transition home that helps meet the needs of immigrant families is now open in Calgary. It’s operated by Nisa Homes, which provides long-term shelters for immigrant, refugee and Muslim women who are homeless or at risk of becoming…

Why we need to take violence against racialized women more seriously

Racialized women are less likely to be believed within the criminal justice system when they report their abuse, according to the Canadian Women’s Foundation. During this extended interview with Global News anchor Farah Nasser, seven survivors of colour discuss the…

Women of colour are often left out of conversations about violence — they shouldn’t be

December 2019 marks 30 years since the Polytechnique massacre in Montreal. Since then, there have been countless movements and conversations about violence against women. And when it comes to physical and sexual abuse, all women are at risk despite their…

Why solving violence against women requires listening to racialized women

When we discuss women movements, such as the Me Too movement, women of colour are often left out of the discussion. During this extended interview with Global News anchor Farah Nasser, seven survivors of colour give their advice, and offer…