Search Resources (English): Intimate partner violence

Results 11 - 20 of 306

Results

Report by the Women and Justice Tripartite Committee

Provides recommendations aimed at the training and role of police officers and of Attorney General's prosecutors working with Aboriginal women victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Published: 2003
Violence against women in Canada

Discusses and gives statistics on the prevalence of physical and sexual abuse. Examines abuse by a marital partner, including the incidence and type of injuries, and abuse committed during pregnancy.

Published: 2002
Violence against women  
http://www.santepub-mtl.qc.ca/mdprevention/fiches/violence/violence.html

Suggests early detection methods and minimum intervention strategies for doctors whose patients may have been subjected to spousal abuse. Lists related services in the Montreal area.

 (See Details)
The double life dilemma: young South Asian women in violent relationships

Discusses the barriers that South Asian women face in leaving an abusive relationship. Lists the reasons for the difficulties within the culture. Provides a list of culturally sensitive services.

Published: 2000
Violence in the workplace

Promotes workplace awareness of the difficulties faced by employees and co-workers who are victims of spousal abuse. Encourages employers to learn the basic facts about wife assault and to work with the community to foster preventative measures. Provides advice to employees on how to help a fellow worker who is the victim of spousal abuse.

Published: 2002
Why women stay

Discusses the factors that often make it difficult for women to leave abusive relationships.

Published: 2002
Aboriginal domestic violence in Canada

Examines family violence and abuse in Aboriginal communities. Presents a framework for intervention that addresses root causes and identifies a set of strategies for reducing the levels of domestic violence and abuse.

Published: 2003
Restorative justice  
http://www.abusehelplines.org/pdfs/restorative_justice.pdf

Examines recent changes in the way domestic violence is handled in the judicial system. Also defines the issue of restorative justice (alternate dispute resolution) and discusses its use in cases of domestic and sexual violence. PDF required to read.

 (See Details)
Published: 2000
Substance abuse and conjugal violence: literature and the situation in Quebec  
http://publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/biblio/CPLT/publications/1099sabuse.pdf

Explores the correlation between substance abuse and conjugal violence.

 (See Details)
Published: 1999
Task force on the health effects of woman abuse: final report.  
http://www.healthunit.com/articlesPDF/10819.pdf

Looks at woman abuse as a public health issues. Examines the existing screening tools and protocols for woman abuse. Presents the Routine Universal Comprehensive Screening (RUCS) Protocol, which allows for assessment and documentation of a woman’s health status and referral to appropriate community resources. Also provides recommendations. · A means of collecting data and evaluating both the consistency of implementation and the outcomes of the screening protocol; and · A means of rewarding the time, effort and A means of rewarding the time, effort and contributions of health care professionals who implement the protocol. PDF required to read.

 (See Details)
Published: 2000