Throughout history, fear campaigns have never been an effective way to compel people to modify their behaviours and follow governmental measures. What’s needed is for government authorities to be coherent and transparent. Yet, with the majority of our questions still hanging in the balance, one has to wonder about their chosen communication strategy.
L’R responds to the report from Québec’s Expert Committee on Support for Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: A solid understanding of the issues, yet no firm commitments
In response to the report from Québec’s Expert Committee on Support for Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, L’R des centres de femmes du Québec applauds the committee’s demonstrated understanding of the issues. Despite the report validating the experiences of both survivors and women’s centres, a number of problems remain.
As December 6 approaches, L'R des centres de femmes du Québec makes a push to underline the extent of the work happening in the province's 82 women's centres in aiding women grappling with violence.
L’R des centres de femmes du Québec issued a letter to the Québec Premier, the Minister of Health and Social Services, and the management of the CISSS de Lanaudière, to call out the inhuman treatment to which Joyce Echaquan was subjected at Joliette hospital and to demand that those responsible for her death be arrested and brought to trial.
The 85 women’s centres which are members of L’R will participate in mobilizations, which are centered on five main issues: poverty, violence, the environment, migrants, and Indigenous women. The issue of violence against women is a particular concern within L’R’s network.
30 years later, how much progress has been made in combating gender-based violence in Quebec? At L’R des centres de femmes du Québec, our response is “not much’’. That’s why we are organizing to denounce violence against women.
We’ve been stuck with invisible work and the mental load for too long. It’s time to set ourselves free!
L’R des centres des femmes is unveiling the results of the online calculator it launched on May 1, 2019.