Search Resources (English): Intimate partner violence, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Domestic violence in the LGBT community  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39623

Discusses the issue of domestic violence in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community. Reprinted from Public Health - Seattle & King County's web site http://www.metrokc.gov/health/glbt/glbtdv.htm

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Published: 2000
Canadian families: a year in review. No place like home...  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/posters/home.pdf
Presents a social marketing poster that examines recent statistics on violence against women in the home. (See Details)
Published: 2004
New Canadian consensus statement on intimate partner violence: violence linked to poor health, chronic conditions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39486
Discusses the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' Intimate Partner Violence Consensus Statement. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Making the links: Violence, trauma and mental health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/41607

Describes research that establishes a strong association between trauma, violence and mental health.

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Published: 2009
Under his thumb - teenage battering  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses the problem of violence against young women in dating relationships. Highlights the ways in which experiences of teenage women in abusive relationships are unique and require appropriate attention and resources. 

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Published: 1984
Profiles - violence in lesbian relationships a double invisibility : an interview with sally papsco  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_1_Spring_Summer.pdf

This article is an interview with sally papsco about violence in lesbian relationships. Identifies appropriate resources and support. Discusses the unique challenges of addressing intimate partner violence in lesbian communities. 

 

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Published: 1993
Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39433

A public opinion survey conducted in 2002 for the New Brunswick government showed that many people, female and male, tend to trivialize violence and to blame the victim. This article looks at the need to step up our prevention and education efforts when it comes to violence against women.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007