National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week


Survivors gather at Victoria City Hall for Victims and Survivors of Crime week.

‘Each time I talk about it, I’m letting it go’

The event aimed to bring together the community, organizations and survivors, to remember those affect by crime. There was a special importance put on to victims of sexual assault crimes, as the crowd of about 20 people heard that while there’s been a decrease in violent crimes, there has been an increase in sexual assaults.

A group of survivors gathered in a small conference room in City Hall on Thursday afternoon to show their support for the National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week hosted by The Men’s Trauma Centre in collaboration with PEERS Victoria Resource Society and Restorative Justice.

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