Gender-based violence is normalized because the systems that govern behaviour, power, income, etc., are oriented to ensure male supremacy, which is powered by male dominance, which leads to violence.
On Tuesday, March 23, Rebekah Love Harry became Quebec’s seventh femicide victim in as many weeks, as the rate of domestic violence increases the longer the pandemic goes on. Bekki was my youngest first cousin and I will miss her dearly, writes Erica Ifill. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
OTTAWA—“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them,” goes a quote attributed to Margaret Atwood.
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New prescribed policies, procedures forced people to think about how they were acting, creating a 'profound' change in terms of staff understanding how they need to relate in the workplace, says the PMO's Marci Surkes.
It was more important for NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to distinguish his offer from the Liberal government, say politicos, with both parties presenting resolutions that offered similar progressive policy solutions.