Search Resources (English): Intimate partner violence, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Reasonable doubt: the use of health records in legal cases of violence against women in relationships  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/reasonabledoubt.pdf

Examines how health records are being used in relevant civil and criminal cases.

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Published: 2003
Domestic violence and the experiences of rural women in east central Saskatchewan  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/domestic-violence.pdf

Explores family violence and the need for information to help rural women and their children deal with its impact.

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Published: 2000
A motherhood issue: discourses on mothering under duress  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662326791/index_e.html
Analyzes the policy discourse as it pertains to women in three situations of mothering under duress (women who use substances, mothers who are subjected to violence and women who experience mental illness). (See Details)
Published: 2002
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
Reasonable doubt: the use of health records in criminal and civil cases of violence against women in relationships  
http://www.bcifv.org/resources/healthrecordsbrochure02.pdf
Presents a brochure documenting how information in medical records can't be assumed to be a reliable and objective account of woman abuse. (See Details)
Published: 2003
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