Acknowledging Sexualized Violence as a Weapon of War

Acknowledging Sexualized Violence as a Weapon of War

For centuries of warfare, sexualized violence has been used as a weapon intended to punish, intimidate, and destroy communities, primarily by targeting the civilian women, children, and LGTBQ+ members of a society.  Terrorizing calls for the blatant sexual assault of civilians (like we’ve seen in Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Liberia; Afghanistan, Iran, and Iraq; Russia, Ukraine,…

SSAIC’s Letter to the Ministry of Education

SSAIC’s Letter to the Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education announced new parental inclusion and consent policies for Saskatchewan Schools on August 22.  As part of the announcement, boards of education have been called to ‘immediately pause involvement with any third-party organization’ and also stated that ‘only teachers, not outside third-parties, will be able to present sexual education materials in the…