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The Montréal Declaration on women's safety  
http://www.femmesetvilles.org/english/sets_en/set_declaration_en.htm
Created during the First International Seminar on Women's Safety, held in Montréal in May 2002. Forms a call to all those concerned: women, men, community organizations, NGO's, cities and municipalities, governments and international organizations etc., to take action. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Stolen sisters: a human rights response to discrimination and violence against Indigenous women in Canada  
http://www.amnesty.ca/campaigns/resources/amr2000304.pdf
Looks at the factors that have contributed to a heightened risk of violence against Aboriginal women in Canada. Examines the role of discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Building blocks: framework for a national strategy on violence against women
Provides information on the extent of violence against women and its impact on women's equality. Includes a plan for prevention in schools, through research, through broadly-based public education, professional education, and public safety practices.
Published: 1991
Culture, violence, and inequality  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/culture.htm
Examines the positive and negative perceptions of cultural difference and the real impact of inequalities for women of colour, and immigrant and refugee women from racialized communities. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1997
"Good practices in combating and eliminating violence against women": expert group meeting  
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/vaw-gp-2005/docs/FINALREPORT.goodpractices.pdf
Lays out the expert group's recommendations for elements of effective practices in combating violence against women in the areas of law, prevention, and provision of services. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Swallowing the hurt : exploring the links between anorexia, bulimia and violence against women and girls  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/html/femrav_e.html
Examines the relationship between the experiences of violence and the development of eating disorders in women and girls. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Creating healthy personal relationships: an information booklet for aboriginal women  
http://www.legal-info-legale.nb.ca/showpub.asp?id=124&langid=1
Discusses how to recognize if a relationship is unhealthy, and what to do if you are in an unhealthy relationship. Gives an overview of the legal rights of Aboriginal women on reserves, including Indian status, marital property rights, and cutody of children. Also provides information on safe havens. (See Details)
Individual-systemic violence: disabled women's standpoint  
http://www.bridgew.edu/SoAS/jiws/fall02/disabled_systemic_violence.pdf
Examines the question of violence and women with disabilities, which assumes many forms, both individual and systemic. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women, abuse and trauma therapy: an information guide
Provides information for women who are in therapy to help deal with the long-term effects of prolonged or repeated experiences of abuse and violence. Describes the therapeutic process and what to expect from one-to-one trauma therapy.
Published: 2003
Health aspects of violence against women  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can-back-promo_4_e.html
Discusses the health impact of violence against women and the responses that the health system should pursue to prevent it and reduce its consequences. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996