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Putting Media Reporting on Sexual Assault Under a Magnifying Glass

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by Natalie Hill

On April 26, WAM! Vancouver convened a small but passionate group on unceded Coast Salish territories (on the University of British Columbia campus), and facilitated a powerful, productive and practical ...
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WAM! Van Collects Feedback to Improve Media Coverage of Sexual Assaults

Last fall, two different universities on opposite sides of the country made headlines by holding pro-rape chants during orientation week. Though the chants clearly condoned sexual assault by referencing “underage” girls and “no
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Behind the Scenes at a Vancouver Film Festival: Why Promoting Media Created by Women Matters

By WAM! Vancouver member Emily Yakashiro At the age of sixteen I knew I wanted to dedicate my life to anti-violence work, specifically focusing on violence against women. By 22, my dream had come true, and I had three years of experience working at a university sexual assault support centre. I was strangely dissatisfied though. I came to realize that I was not where I wanted