Ottawa rally for rape victims urges better care

Media Date: 13/07/2010
Type of Media: internet
Name of Media: CBC News

Interviewer: CBC News

Interviewee: Julie S. Lalonde Role: Protest organizer

Article Information

Background It hit the news that Ottawa hospitals were short-staffed to administer rape kits and were sending victims to other communities or telling them to come back at a later date.
Reason I organized a protest to demand better support and accountability from the Ottawa hospital.
Comment It poured like hell but we got a strong turnout and really great media coverage.
Outcome The Ottawa Hospital took notice of the outcry and increased staffing for the Sexual Assault Victims Unit.
Link to Article http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2010/07/13/ottawa-sexual-assault-protest.html

 

Keywords: CBC, Sexual Assault, rally