Monthly Archives: April 2014

Red Light Green Light Film Event!

Survivor’s Hope Crisis Centre is hosting a documentary film screening in Beausejour and we invite you to join us! The documentary film we are bringing to Beausejour is called Red Light Green Light. It is the journey of two filmmakers seeking out answers about how to best help those who are sexually exploited. I am […]

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SARAH Program Volunteer Training starts May 24

SARAH VOLUNTEER TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Starts May 24th The SARAH Program is a sexual assault crisis intervention program that provides services through local hospital emergency departments and RCMP detachments in eastern Manitoba. The Program currently operates on the east side of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority. The program volunteer offers a victim of sexual violence support […]

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Expectations of Victims?: Reactions to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Near the end of March, a Nova Scotia woman had a very unfortunate experience with her boyfriend and then with the RCMP. While going through the process of reporting a domestic assault and documenting her injuries, this woman received a disturbing accidental voicemail message from the RCMP. The officer that called seemed to think he […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events

Sexual Assault Awareness Month creates an opportunity to learn about so many different dimensions, manifestations, and effects of sexual assault. There are several events taking place in Manitoba that are aimed at better equipping us all to support victims of sexual assault. Red Light Green Light documentary film screening in Beausejour, MB on April 24 […]

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Thank you Volunteers!!

National Volunteer Week (April 6-12, 2014) is a time to recognize, celebrate, and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers. Survivor’s Hope is sending out a great big thank you to our volunteer Board members and our volunteer SARAH Program workers! THANK YOU! Volunteers strengthen our communities and make our country vibrant. The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of […]

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Day of Pink: Bullying Awareness for School and Work

Awareness about bullying and the impact it has on the children involved has increased dramatically over the last decade thanks in part to awareness raising events such as the Day of Pink. The Day of Pink on April 9 is a bullying awareness day presented by the Red Cross. This event was inspired by two […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month: North Eastman Students Confused About Age of Consent

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Since the 1970s, organizations across North America and around the world have worked to raise awareness about the medical, legal, social, and emotional impacts of sexual assault. Despite decades of activism, many misconceptions about sexual assault remain. Survivor’s Hope recently surveyed high school students in North Eastman found that […]

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