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Resources For Survivors

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Resources For Survivors

The trauma of a sexual assault or abuse, whether for adults, children, or even family members of the survivor, can leave all parties feeling isolated and hopeless. The Lerners Sexual Assault and Abuse Team wants every survivor and their family to have access to all the resources they need to begin down a path of healing.

defamation

Grace predicts uptick in defamation suits in wake of #MeToo

As more people come forward and share their allegations of sexual assault and harassment in […]

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human rights

Things to Know when Applying to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

If you have been harassed, because of your sex or another element of your identity, […]

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After #MeToo, Canada sees sharp increase in sexual assault complaints

The number of sexual assault complaints filed with police and classified as founded increased sharply […]

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Gap in province’s gender-based violence strategy

In order for Ontario to remain a leader in working toward ending gender-based violence, the […]

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Defamation Risk – Is There A Defamation Risk For People Who Have Been Sexually Abused?

Lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses the risks associated with publicly accusing a person of sexual misconduct, […]

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Civil law and sexual misconduct

#AfterMeToo: Civil law and sexual misconduct in Canada

Back on Dec. 5, 2017 Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace took part in a roundtable discussion […]

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Family Law Act Claims In Cases Of Sexual Abus

Family Law Act Claims In Cases Of Sexual Abuse – Part 2

Lawyer Anna Matas explains compensation to family members for loss of guidance, care and companionship […]

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Ontario should follow Saskatchewan’s lead on revenge porn law

Ontario should follow Saskatchewan’s lead by introducing revenge porn legislation that makes it easier for […]

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Family Law Act Claims In Cases Of Sexual Abuse – Part 1

Did you know close relatives of sexual abuse survivors can be compensated? Lawyer Anna Matas […]

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