For immediate release
The Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
to testify before the Justice Committee on Bill C-36
[OTTAWA, ON]- This week the parliamentary committee for Justice and Human Rights is hearing expert witnesses’ input on the government bill C-36, Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act.
Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres/Association canadienne des centres contre les agressions à caractère sexuel (CASAC/ACCCACS) is a Pan Canadian group of sexual assault centres who have come together to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent, and ultimately eradicate, rape and sexual assault.
CASAC/ACCCACS will testify before the Committee, bringing forward the analysis of the new bill based on the expertise of rape crisis centres all over the country with women who experience all forms of male violence against women including prostitution.
What: The Canadian Association for Sexual Assault Centres (CASAC) testifying before the Justice committee on bill C36
When: Thursday, July 10, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: Room C-110, 1 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON
Who: Lisa Steacy (British Columbia) and Melanie Sarroino (Quebec)