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Avalon Sexual Assault Centre welcomes new Board of Directors

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is welcoming a new team of skilled and diverse volunteers to the Board of Directors for the 2019/2020 year. The new board was elected at the Annual General Meeting held on September 26, 2019, with the full support of the outgoing board. This transition in governance reflects the growing demand Avalon has experienced since the #MeToo [...]

September 27, 2019|

Avalon Walks series kicks off at the Frog Pond

Past and present clients are invited to join us for a series of simple walks together in nature. The first walk will take place on August 16 at 2pm at the Frog Pond Trail Loop. No need to pre-register – to join, just meet us in the parking lot. The walks will proceed rain or shine and will take about [...]

August 2, 2019|

In This Week’s News: Systemic Failures of Accountability and Protection

Graphic by Austin Willis, originally produced for the Martlet “About 40 people accused the RCMP doctor of assault, but Halifax police say they didn't find evidence to support charges against him.”¹ “Conservative MPs are demanding to know why the Correctional Service of Canada waited three months to call police after learning of assault allegations at a prison in Nova Scotia.”² [...]

May 30, 2019|

Start By Believing Improves Survivor Response and Access to Justice

April 3 is the 4th annual Start By Believing Day. In April 2011, Ending Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) launched “Start by Believing,” a global campaign designed to increase awareness of sexual assault and improve societal responses to victim disclosures. According to the SBB website, the campaign draws from psychology’s knowledge base about attitude formation and behavioral change, It is [...]

April 3, 2019|
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