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In March, we appeared on a panel at the UN Commission on the Status of Women, 61st Session. Our presentation: A Canadian Experience: Discrimination in law on non-State torture negates human right equality, social justice & inclusion of victimized women & girls.CSW Panel 2017
We are proud to announce that our work is included in a new book, Women, Law and Culture Conformity Contradiction and Conflict, edited by Jocelynne Scutt. Our chapter is entitled, Seeking Equality - Justice and Women's and Girls' Human Right Not to Be Subjected to Non-State Torture.Order
Jeanne's work is published in the Journal of Human Trafficking, "Review of Human Trafficking: Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime". Edited by Joan A. Reid. Oxon, UK, and New York, NY: Routledge, 2016. 150 pages. ISBN: 978-1-138-65285-9, $155.00 (hardcover) Jeanne Sarson pages 1-3 Published online: 10 February 2017.Read more
Resolution 2 adopted at 2017 CNA Meeting - Development of a Position Statement on the Human Rights Violation of Non-State Torture (page 3).
Letter to MP Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women - Naming Non-State Torture in Government's Strategy to Address Gender Based Violence.
Brief Truth-Telling - Standing Committee Study on Violence Against Young Women and Girls in Canada.
Letter April 24, 2017 - Canada maintaining a State centric position on torture.
Simon Häggström, Swedish Police, speaking in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada to police and community support persons about sexualized human trafficking, prostitution and the implementation of the Nordic Model in Sweden.
A resolution on Non-State Torture is adopted at the Annual meeting of the Canadian Nurses Association, June 2017.
Report of the Standing Committee on Health: Report of the Public Health Effects of the Ease of Access and Viewing of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on Children, Women and Men
Our brief in response to Motion M-47 - Victimizing Effects On Those Forcedly Pornogrofied And Harmed From The Other Side Of The Camera By Family Based Exploiters.
Support letter for Motion 47 - public health effects of the ease of access and viewing of online violent and degrading sexually explicit material on children, women and men.
Video Testimony - Bill C- 36 July 9, 2014 (15:35:50)
Brief - No One Shall be Subjected to Torture by Non-State Actors: The Missing Human and Legal Right of All Canadians - Of Women and Girls (Nov. 27, 2015).
Our Letter to MP Bill Casey about Bill C-242.
Testimony (text) by Linda and Jeanne regarding Bill C-242 to the Standing Committee of Justice and Human Rights (1220 mins)