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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  JUNE 12, 2017

The Standing Committee on Health Ignores the Evidence According to Defend Dignity.

The Federal Standing Committee on Health released the Report on the Public Health Effects of The Ease of Access and Viewing of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on Children, Women and Men on Friday, June 9, 2017.  Defend Dignity, a national organization that works to end all forms of sexual exploitation in Canada, was one of the 23 witnesses who submitted a Brief to the committee.  

Please download this sample letter to the Minister of Health to respond to the Health Committee Report on Pornography.


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