CBC’s in-depth feature about a 74-year-old Isabelle Raycroft, who went public with her story of spousal rape, covers a lot of ground and shows us a side of marriage (and sexual violence) we seldom talk about.
Using the hastash #notokay, Oxford created a public forum for women to share their experiences with sexual assault. Oxford reported that she received at least 50 responses per minute at the peak of the hashtag’s use.
The National Post feature on boys and their experiences online–from nudes to porn–is worth a read, even if you don’t have children.
This piece isn’t ALL good news (the service is struggling with a lack of funding and increased demand for services) but “through a subcontract with 1in6, an agency for sexually abused men in Los Angeles, Goodwin is busier than ever training the U.S. military on a counselling model for men developed in Ottawa. ”
The Campus Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, in collaboration with the Saskatoon Sexual Assault Centre, is proud to support our post-sexual assault hygiene kits. These kits will be delivered to local hospitals in Saskatoon and given out to survivors of a sexual assault. Often survivors of an assault have limited supplies necessary to clean up with after an assault and sometimes leave the hospital in only a hospital gown. DONATE to their crowdfunding campaign NOW! and help survivors leave the hospital with dignity.
SSAIC would like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors for their support of our 13th annual Luncheon en Vogue! We couldn’t have done it without you all!
Special thanks to Soroptimists of Saskatoon for their continued financial support of this event, because without them it would not be possible.
For those of you who missed out, there were some amazing models provided courtesy of the Saskatoon Police Service, and we are thankful for their participation in the event.
To everyone who purchased a table or ticket; who donated a silent auction item; purchased a lottery ticket or surprise bag; and bid on the silent auction, THANK YOU for making this event a success for both SSAIC and the survivors we serve.
Check out CBC’s coverage of the event!
We would like to thank 100 Women Who Care Saskatoon for their generous donation of over $26,000 to the Saskatoon Sexual Assault & Information Centre.
It takes a community effort to end sexual violence, and we could not support survivors in Saskatoon without the kind of generous support we received from this amazing group of women.