Family violence

Family violence

In the best interests of children and mothers: a proposed child welfare response to violence against women

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English
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Author: 
Eileen Morrow
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Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines a differential response within child welfare practice where woman abuse is identified.

The economic dimensions of interpersonal violence

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English
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the economic dimensions of interpersonal violence in a variety of socioeconomic and cultural settings, and the effects of economic conditions such as poverty, income inequality, structural adjustment, and social investment.

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ISBN 9241591609
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Includes bibliographical references.

Rethinking domestic violence: a training process for community activists

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English
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Raising Voices
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Presents a tool for strengthening the capacity of a wide range of community members to prevent domestic violence. Provides a series of training sessions that can be used individually or as a part of a longer process to help participants think about, discuss and take action to prevent domestic violence.

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ISBN 9970893009

Raising Voices

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a project of the Tides Center working to create and promote community-based approaches to preventing violence against women and children.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
info@raisingvoices.org
Street Address: 
250-1050 17th St NW
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Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Aboriginal shelters in Canada

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English
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Online
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National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a listing of Aboriginal shelters for each province and territory.

National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a national body to "unify the voice" and coordinate efforts to reduce violence and share information on best practices to address violence in the Aboriginal community, which evolved from a Best Practices Conference in 1999. Initiates, designs and delivers culturally appropriate programs and services to address family violence, and to support shelters and family violence prevention centres. Provides necessary support to service providers for networking and capacity building. Web site provides lists of aboriginal shelters in Canada.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-236-1844
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Fax Number: 
613-236-8057
Street Address: 
301-396 Cooper St
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Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 2H7

8th & 8th Health Centre domestic violence/abuse screening guidelines implementation evaluation: final report

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English
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Paper
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Wilfreda E. Thurston
Leslie M. Tutty
Amand C. Eisener
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8th & 8th Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Evaluates a pilot universal domestic violence screening protocol in place at the 8th & 8th Health Centre.

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VIOL.T45 2004

Mean streets? The social locations, gender dynamics, and patterns of violent crime in Winnipeg

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English
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Author: 
Elizabeth Comack
Vanessa Chopyk
Linda Wood
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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Reveals that male violence against women they know is a social problem deserving of serious public attention and response. Suggests a need to re-examine the strategies being used, including the zero-tolerance policy implemented in 1993. PDF required to read.

Women's rights for a safer tomorrow

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Public Legal Education at Medicine Hat College
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Medicine Hat, AB

Provides a handbook for women who are being abused by their partner. Includes information about the law and services available in Alberta.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 189583970X
VIOL.W66 2002

A better world for women: government response to the minister's Working Group on Violence Against Women

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English
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Government of New Brunswick
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Presents the governmental responses to recommendations made to deal with violence against women in New Brunswick.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.B48 2001
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