Archives: Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Sexual assault cases that lead to charges in Ottawa hit a seven-year low
A recent article published by Metro Ottawa on April 6, 2016, found that, "between 2008 and 2014, charges were laid in no more than half of the city's sexual assault cases, according to police data." When interviewed by Metro, Sunny Marriner, executive director of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre and one of CFICE’s Violence Against Women...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
‘Shocking’ number of unfounded sexual assaults in Ottawa uncovered
A recent article published by Metro Ottawa on March 27, 2016, found that "more than 2,000 sexual assault complaints to the Ottawa police over a 15-year period have been deemed unfounded." According to Sunny Marriner, executive director of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre and one of CFICE's Violence Against Women hub partners, this number is...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Addressing Sexual Violence on Campuses Requires Community Collaboration
by Anna Przednowek, PhD student in Social Work, VAW Hub RA On Tuesday January 19th, 2016, the Carleton University community with the support of every Carleton faculty and the Office of the Vice-President (Students and Enrollment) plus numerous campus institutes, departments, associations, and centres was invited to a screening of the documentary...