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The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) was founded in 1992 as a collaborative venture between The University of Western OntarioFanshawe College and the London Coordinating Committee to End Women Abuse. The Centre was established in response to a federal study on the problem of violence against women, triggered by the 1989 murder of 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montreal. 

The Centre is committed to the development and application of knowledge for the prevention of violence against women and children through promoting innovation, collaboration and equality.

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New sexual consent posters on campus from Neighbours, Friends and Families

October 27, 2021
Take a look at these posters from Neighbours, Friends and Families on sexual consent.

Fear of being blamed, distrust among reasons women don't report sex assaults: experts

September 17, 2021
In the face of multiple social media claims of sexual violence during Western University’s orientation week, there is an explanation why a ...

Western University launches task force on sexual violence as students plan walkout

September 16, 2021
Amid a provincial demand that colleges and universities update their sexual violence reporting policies, Western University in London, Ont., is ...

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