This past Friday November 21 was the annual Take Back the Night march hosted by Concordia Center for Gender Advocacy as part of their ‘A Safer Concordia’ campaign. The march from Guy Concordia to McGill campus opposes gendered and sexual violence and promotes safe public spaces.
Produced for the CKUT news collective by Celia Robinovitch
[This panel originally aired live on Off the Hour November 7, 2014]
Beyond Jian: Confronting Rape Culture
As Canada and the world react to the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault scandal, CKUT’s Off the Hour looks deeper at the issue, beyond celebrity culture, beyond the stigma against survivors, and beyond Jian. Powerful feminist voices speaking out online, in the streets, and in our communities. Continue reading →
In recent years, several high profile sexual assault cases have come to trial in North America. The issue is now coming to light in Montreal. In the second instalment of her series on sexual assault at McGill University, Camille Baker speaks with the dean of students who’s been involved in writing the university’s first policy on sexual assault.
We’re about to listen to a snapshot of presentations from the mouths of contributors themselves, followed by a discussion on some salient themes. We are going to hear the voices of Ghada Chehade, Nayrouz Abu Hatoum, Maha Zimmo followed by remarks by coeditors, Ghaida Moussa, Ghadeer Malek as well as a broad exchange of ideas.
The anthology is published by Inanna Publications and Education Inc. Again, the launch takes place between 7 and 9 pm Saturday Oct. 4 at the Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore at 2150 Bishop Street in downtown Montreal.