A review of the literature on intergenerational trauma, mental health, violence against women, addictions and homelessness among Aboriginal women of the north

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Analyse documentaire sur les traumatismes intergénérationnels, la santé mentale, la violence contre les femmes, les dépendances et l’itinérance parmi les femmes autochtones du Nord
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Ghislaine Goudreau, with support from Joey-Lynn Wabie, Northern Ontario Women’s Services Outreach and Partnership Enhancement project (NOWSOPE) Project Director
YWCA Sudbury & YWCA Canada
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Toronto, ON and Sudbury, ON

An informative review of the current literature conducted for the Aboriginal Women’s Initiative focusing on the history and impact of abuse on Aboriginal women in the Sudbury area and highlighting needs and gaps. Provides background information including the history of Aboriginal women and the impact of colonization, examines the challenges for women who experience violence, mental health, addiction and homelessness, and reviews the literature on prevention of violence against Aboriginal women and shelters and services.

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Includes bibliographical references.