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Taking Emotional Abuse Seriously

Shirley Parkinson was murdered by her husband of 27 years in Oct. 2014. Her family is speaking about her death in hopes of raising awareness. It has been brought to light that six women have been murdered by their male partners in the last year in Saskatchewan. I appreciated Piya Chatopadhyay’s coverage of this story […]

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Montreal Gazette tells women’s stories

We were so pleased to see a great article in the Montreal Gazette telling several women’s stories of experiencing abuse from their partners. We were glad to see a description of several types of abuse including financial, religious and cultural. The article talked about how long it takes to rebuild from an abusive relationship. It […]

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Interview on Global National

Thanks to Shirlee Engel for doing a great job of raising awareness about the realities of woman abuse. She did a piece last night on Global National news and a piece tonight. She interviewed me for today’s segment.  If you have come to this website because you saw the interview, I hope you will spend […]

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New Resources for Women Impacted by Abuse

Media release: October 10, 2012 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As we apprach mid month, it is important to consider that one in four women will experience partner violence in their lifetime. Terrorized in their own home, ridiculed for their opinions, or forbidden to buy a cup of coffee: these are some of the […]

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CBC Radio

It was a great experience to be interviewed on CBC radio’s B.C. Almanac. The show airs throughout all of B.C. so it was a wonderful opportunity to raise the issues we are concerned about with a large audience. But the most amazing part was what happened the day after the show aired. Our distributor was […]

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When Love Hurts