In late March 2018, the Peterborough Police Service, Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre and community partners launched a new resource: www.survivortoolkit.ca. This online resource will help survivors, their family and friends, and community service organizations gain a better understanding of what services are available and how they...

First in a Series in a Partnership between JOURNEY Magazine and the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre. Reprinted with permission from JOURNEY Magazine. See the original post here.   By Melodie McCullough Motherhood: A time of joy, a time of feeling loved, a time in a woman’s life when everything...

In solidarity with all members of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres, we share this statement: In 2014, when allegations of violence against women were first brought against Jian Ghomeshi, many responded with disbelief: he “sounded plausible and open,”[1] Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente admitted...

For the members of the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre, and the many survivors of sexual violence, the Ghomeshi trial has been a public display of a long-hidden secret. We all want to believe that the justice process in Canada is fair and just; that due process...