Search Resources (English): Intimate partner violence

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Taking the next step to stop woman abuse: from violence prevention to individual, family, community and societal health: a practice  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/html/femstp_e.html

Looks at why it is important to approach violence as a health issue and describes how responses to woman abuse have changed.

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Published: 1997
Making changes: a book for women in abusive relationships  
http://women.gov.ns.ca/pubs2007_08/MakeChanges07.pdf

Provides a resource for women who are in abusive relationships and are seeking a way out. It provides information on the forms of abuse, the effects of witnessing abuse on children, legal and justice issues, finding employment, crisis and emergency contacts, shelters, housing, women in diverse groups, the effects of abuse on health, and information for the friends, family and community of an abused woman.

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Published: 2001
A handbook for dealing with woman abuse and the Canadian criminal justice system: guidelines for physicians  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/pdfs/physician_e.pdf

Examines the issue of woman abuse, particularly as it pertains to the interaction of physicians with the Canadian criminal justice system.

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Published: 1999
A handbook for health and social service providers and educators on children exposed to woman abuse/family violence  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/html/femexpose_e.html

Discusses many issues that surround the issue of children exposed to family violence. Presents practical tools for assessing and delivering services to women and their children exposed to violence in the home.

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Published: 1999
Two steps forward... one step back: an overview of Canadian initiatives and resources to end woman abuse (1989 - 1997)  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/html/feminitiative_e.html

Provides an overview of the trends and research that has emerged since the 1989 publication "Wife Battering and the Web of Hope: Progress, Dilemmas and Visions of Prevention."

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Published: 1999
Justice, change, and human rights: international research and responses to domestic violence  
www.icrw.org/docs/domesticviolencesynthesis.pdf

Studies domestic violence from an international perspective.

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Published: 2000
Abuse information in languages A-Z  
http://www.hotpeachpages.net/lang/index.html

Provides extensive links to information sources for victims of domestic violence. Links are listed in over 70 languages.

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Published: 2002
What do YOU think? A youth peer information package on violence  
http://www.gov.nf.ca/exec/wpo/wpo_publ.htm

Develped to help young people educate themselves and their peers about violence and to introduce publications, films and organizations that can inform youth about violence. Provides basic information, raises questions, and promotes discussion and reflection.

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Published: 1999
Full report of the prevalence, incidence, and consequence of violence against women: research report  
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/publications/welcome.htm.

Presents findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey on the prevalence and incidence of rape, physical assault, and stalking.

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Published: 2000
Spousal violence in custody and access disputes: recommendations for reform  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/spousal_violence/index_e.html

Reviews the extent of spousal violence and its effects on children, the current legislative responses to this issue in Canada, as well as the response in several other jurisdictions.

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Published: 1998