Click here for a list of considerations when thinking of reporting to the police, from Avalon Sexual Assault Centre.
Farrah Khan is an activist, artist, counsellor and educator who focuses on violence against women and sexual violence. This blog post addresses ways to support victims/survivors during the Ghomeshi trial, but offers advice that is relevant beyond the trial.
Paq’tnkek First Nation’s Health Centre video on healing, part of Responding to and Preventing Sexual Violence – Paqtnkek Project.
A zine (a handmade, often photocopied, self-published) about partner abuse in radical, LGBTQIA2S+, and activist communities. Created by a diverse grouping of women and organizations such INCITE!, Communities Against Rape and Abuse, and Philly's Pissed.
A zine by the Young Women’s Empowerment Project a U.S. based “member based social justice organizing project that is led by and for young people of color who have current or former experience in the sex trade and street economies.”
Antigonish Women's Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association
Sarah Boesveld, Chatelaine; “What I wish I’d known before testifying in the Ghomeshi trial”
Colchester Sexual Assault Centre
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq, “Legal Services”
Family Law Nova Scotia, “Frequently Asked Questions About Child Protection”
Government of Nova Scotia
Halifax Regional School Board, “Youth Health Centres”
Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health
Health Council of Canada, Empathy, dignity, and respect Creating cultural safety for Aboriginal people in urban health care
Farrah Khan, “Five Ways to Support Sexual Violence Survivors During the Jian Ghomeshi Trial”
Know Your IX, “Reporting Violence”
Legal Aid BC, “Gladue Primer”
Duncan McCue, CBC News; “Racism against aboriginal people in health-care system 'pervasive': study ”
Mi’kmaw Family and Children’s Services of Nova Scotia, “Administration Healing Centres”
Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), “What is Gladue?”
Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre, Mental Health and Sexual Violence
NHS Choices, “What should I do immediately after a sexual assault or rape?”
Nova Scotia College of Social Workers, Member Profile
Sarah Ogden Trotta, Everyday Feminism
Our Eskasoni, “Mi'kmaq Legal Support Network”
Pandora’s Project; “For Friends, Family & Partners of Rape & Sexual Abuse Survivors”
Sexual Assault Services Saskatchewan
Toronto Police, “A Guide for Sexual Assault Survivors”
UBUNTU and MARC, Supporting a Survivor of Sexual Assault