Covid-19 & Sexualized Violence: How Survivors Have Been Impacted
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Covid-19 & Sexualized Violence: How Survivors Have Been Impacted

By Faye Davis, Executive Director & Morgan Price, Education & Outreach Coordinator The most common question we get asked these days is, “What impact is Covid-19 having on survivors of sexualized violence?” This is a tough question to answer, as the impacts will continue to affect survivors long after the pandemic is over. While each…

SSAIC Newsletter – Charitable Giving Edition
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SSAIC Newsletter – Charitable Giving Edition

SSAIC can’t wait to go out of business. 75-80% of our clients experience sexualized violence at the hands of someone they know and trust—a family member, a co-worker, a romantic partner…can you imagine the pain and confusion that causes? As Saskatoon’s major service provider to victims and survivors of sexual violence, we work with clients…

Sexual Assault Action Plan for Saskatchewan Released Today!
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Sexual Assault Action Plan for Saskatchewan Released Today!

  Sexual Assault Services Saskatchewan (SASS), of which SSAIC is a member agency, released their 22-point action plan today, Monday, May 13, 2019. This release was timed to kickoff to Sexual Violence Awareness Week in the province of Saskatchewan, running May 13 – 17. SSAIC Executive Director Faye Davis on the importance of taking timely…

Consent 201: Having the Consent Conversation
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Consent 201: Having the Consent Conversation

  Written By Stephanie Locke, SSAIC Counsellor, MSW/RSW   Now that we know the basics of consent, it’s time to dig deeper so that we can all approach the consent conversation enthusiastically. “Affirmative consent” is an enthusiastic, voluntary, and mutual agreement among all parties to engage in sexual activity. Consent can be communicated by words…