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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
Engaging men and boys to reduce and prevent gender-based violence  
http://whiteribbon.ca/issuebrief/

An issue brief prepared by the White Ribbon Campaign for the Status of Women Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. Provides an overview of efforts to engage men of all ages in efforts to reduce and prevent gender-based violence in Canada and around the world. Starts from three basic premises: 1. Work with men and boys is necessary. 2. Work with men and boys can be effective. 3.  Work with men and boys can be positive.

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Published: 2011
Just the facts: reducing domestic homicide  
http://www.guncontrol.ca/English/Home/Releases/8march2010.pdf

This fact sheet describes the views of women’s groups across the country advocating for continuing the firearms law. They are saying:

- Women’s groups from across the country insist that the firearms law is an essential tool in combating violence against women.

- Access to firearms is also one of the top five risk factors associated with domestic homicide in Canada.

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Published: March 2010
In whose interest? Women, violence and loosening gun controls in Canada  
http://ywcacanada.ca/data/publications/00000051.pdf

YWCA Canada’s Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee in November 2011 Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-19.

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Published: 2011
Intimate partner violence and HIV/AIDS: informaiton sheet  
http://www.who.int/gender/documents/hiv/a85591/en/index.html

The high rates of HIV infection in women have brought into sharp focus the problem of violence against women. This information bulletin presents evidence on how intimate partner violence increases girls' and women's risk of HIV infection and undermines AIDS control efforts. It also points out opportunities and multi-sectoral approaches to address intimate partner violence in HIV/AIDS programming.

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Published: November 2004
Intimate partner violence (video)  
http://insidermedicine.com/archives/In_The_Spotlight_Harriet_MacMillan_MD_MSc_FRCPC_McMaster_CIHR_Institute_of_Gender_And_Health_4993.aspx

Video on gender, sex and health research, with Harriet MacMillan, MD, MSc, FRCPC, speaking about Intimate Partner Violence. Dr. MacMillan is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, and Chair of the Offord Centre for Child Studies. Produced on-site and in celebration of the first Canadian national conference in gender, sex and health research – Innovations in Gender, Sex and Health Research – hosted by CIHR-IGH in Toronto, Ontario, November 22 & 23, 2010.

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Published: 2011