CFOJA in the news

Since the launch of the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability (CFOJA) on December 6, 2017, the work by the CFOJA and its expert panel members have been frequently in the news related to the killings of women and girls in Canada.

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July 18, 2018

Homicide victim ID’ing policy in Regina to be discussed next week – in private

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/saskatchewan-homicide-victim-1.4752090

 

July 16, 2018

Withholding names keeps story ‘distant from reality’

https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/edmontons-18-homicide-victim-of-the-year-identified-as-carrie-paton-38

 

July 11, 2018

At least 78 women in Canada killed by violence this year – in just 6 months

https://globalnews.ca/news/4323388/women-violence-deaths-canada-2018/

 

July 10, 2018

Group says 12 out of 78 women, girls killed across Canada in last six months were Indigenous

http://aptnnews.ca/2018/07/10/group-says-12-out-of-78-women-girls-killed-across-canada-in-last-six-months-were-indigenous/

 

May 5, 2018

Reports finds 57 Canadian women killed in first four months of 2018

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/report-finds-57-canadian-women-killed-in-first-four-months-of-2018

 

May 1, 2018

57 women killed in Canada this year – experts link misogyny to femicide

https://globalnews.ca/news/4178841/femicide-canada-women-killed-2018-misogyny/

 

Canadian femicide observatory says 57 women killed in past 4 months to femicide

https://globalnews.ca/video/4180642/canadian-femicide-observatory-says-57-women-killed-in-past-4-months-to-femicide

 

Myrna Dawson addresses misogyny in the wake of the Yonge Street attack

http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/here-and-now-toronto/segment/15541468

 

57: That’s how many women have allegedly been killed in Canada so far in 2018

https://globalnews.ca/video/4179179/57-thats-how-many-women-have-been-killed-in-canada-so-far-in-2018

 

April 30, 2018

‘One woman or girl every other day’: 57 women killed in Canada this year

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-femicide-occurs-on-regular-basis-in-canada-data/

 

January 25, 2018

Investigating domestic violence, with an eye on prevention

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/national-scale-research-project-looks-to-better-understand-domestic-violence-and-how-to-preventit/article37741540/

 

November 28, 2017

New U of G research centre focused on women, girls killed in Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/university-guelph-research-women-girls-killed-femicide-1.4421632

 

National observatory to focus on violence against women

http://www.exchangemagazine.com/2017/week48/Tuesday/17112804.htm

 

November 25, 2017

The domestic murders in Renfrew County are not an anomaly

https://www.macleans.ca/society/the-domestic-murders-in-renfrew-county-are-not-an-anomaly/

 

November 23, 2017

UN publication focuses on abuse, femicide of older women

https://www.violenceresearch.ca/recentnews/un-publication-focuses-abuse-femicide-older-women

 

Op-Ed

July 15, 2018

Everyday terrorism: A woman or girl is killed every other day in Canada (Myrna Dawson)

https://theconversation.com/everyday-terrorism-a-woman-or-girl-is-killed-every-other-day-in-canada-96329

 

April 29, 2018

Canada needs national agency to review domestic homicides and violence (Elizabeth Sheehy and Isabel Grant)

https://theprovince.com/opinion/op-ed/elizabeth-sheehy-and-isabel-grant-canada-needs-national-agency-to-review-domestic-homicides-and-violence

 

April 27, 2018

Why misogynistic killings need a public label (Myrna Dawson)

http://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/april-2018/misogynistic-killings-need-public-label/

 

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