“We need new thinking and bold strokes if we are going to combat this contagion of gender-based violence that moves unarrested from one generation to another.” See full article.
Honoured to have this acknowledgment and support for trauma-informed practices part of the retiring speech of a distinguished legislator “Finally, let me speak about one case that I brought forward in this Legislature, the case of Kathleen Finlay, who experienced sexual harassment and sexual abuse in her employment. She asked for a protocol of all of […]
Since assuming office on June 29, 2018, Doug Ford’s administration has made one decision after another which has hit victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment and vulnerable women in abusive relationships and lower-income jobs, the hardest. They also show an unsettling anti-#MeToo bias that places all women at risk — on the campus, in the community […]
Kathleen Finlay’s Op-Ed in The Times Colonist. Go to story. A version of this article, also published in The Huffington Post with links, is available here. RELATED Stop letting the system assault victims of sexual violence over and over (The Hill Times)
Sexual misconduct can be fatal. A heartbreaking reminder of that reality came in July with the sudden passing of Krista Carle, a former RCMP constable who took her own life after battling the trauma of sexual harassment at the hands of Canada’s iconic police force. Former RCMP member Ms. Krista Carle in Victoria, B.C., on March […]
A P P R E C I A T I O N Krista Carle Victim of the horrors of sexual misconduct at the RCMP, Champion in helping others to overcome theirs. By now it is widely known that sexual harassment in the workplace can be life-altering. What is too often overlooked is that it can […]
A POSSIBLE SOLUTION? Public disclosure of annual harassment statistics and a ban on non-disclosure agreements will go a long way to preventing sexual harassment of women in the workplace, an advocate says. “Until we start to get a better picture, we won’t be able to measure any kind of progress,” Kathleen Finlay, founder of the […]