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Parenting roles and experiences of abuse in women offenders: review of the offender intake assessments

Explores and outlines trends regarding parenting roles and experiences of abuse among women offenders based on data available in the Offender Intake Assessments (OIA). Offers an updated look at issues that are relevant to women offenders such as mothering and histories of abuse. Results support the necessity to continue to assist women in dealing with issues that may stem from their histories of abuse and in their roles as mothers. Concludes with recommendations for future research.

Published: 1999
Survivors' suggestions for improving system response  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet16.pdf
Identifies the needs of abused women and suggests improvements to the response system in cases of woman abuse which could begin to meet those needs. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Forms of abuse  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet1.pdf
Lists the different forms that woman abuse can take through the use of quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Sexual abuse  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet4.pdf
Describes sexual abuse of women, and includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Physical abuse  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet5.pdf
Explains what physical abuse is and includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Substance abuse and family violence  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet10.pdf
Examines the links between substance abuse and abusers, as well as victims of abuse. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Family violence and pregnancy  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet11.pdf
Describes the impact of violence on pregnant women, as well as the correlation between increase in violence in pregnancies. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Impact of exposure to woman abuse on children  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet13.pdf
Looks at the psychological and emotional impacts on children exposed to violence in the home. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
How can you help a woman in an abusive relationship?  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet15.pdf
Describes ways to help women in abusive relationships. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence   
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39430

Discusses how Aboriginal women are over represented as victims of racialized, sexualized violence, and too often targeted because of their gender and their Aboriginal identity. Takes a look at the Sisters in Spirit initiative which was put in place to address the alarmingly high numbers of missing, murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007