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State of the world's mothers 2001  
http://www.savethechildren.org/mothers/learn/summary.htm
Published: 2001
Help is available  
http://www.cnpea.ca/Fact6_WEAAD.pdf
Discusses what you need to know if you are an older adult being abused, what kind of help is available, gives advice for older adults to consider, how to help if you know an older adult who is being abused, and how a family member, service provider or government can help. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Saying no to abuse: strategies for safer services  
http://www.enablelink.org/health/hlth_articles.html?showhealth=1&id=1076
Illustrates with personal stories how people with disabilities may experience abuse. Abusers may include caregivers, spouses, and family members. Encourages people to educate themselves about their rights and advocate for them. Provides suggestions of services and organizations to contact for help. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Violence: a collective responsibility: proceedings of the 1994 SSFC Symposium on Violence
Provides essays that examine violence as a social issue.
Published: 1995
Understanding aggression with adolescent girls: implications for policy and practice  
http://www.crvawc.ca/docs/pub_cummings2001.pdf
Examines aggression and the use of violence among female young offenders. Discusses the implications of the results for treatment of female young offenders and the development of public policy. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39430
Examines the urgent state of affairs regarding the safety of Aboriginal women in Canada. Discusses the Sisters In Spirit Initiative. (See Details)
Published: 2007
The girl child: having to 'fit'  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/fit.htm
Briefly summarizes socio-economic factors which marginalize girls and young women around the world and in Canada. Decries the gender-neutral concept of violence prevalent in Canada which impacts public attitudes, support and funding for gender-specific programs and policies. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Children and youth as victims of violent crime  
http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/050420/d050420a.htm
Finds that children and youth are over represented as victims of police reported sexual assaults. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Focus on social views, not individual behaviour  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39433
Discusses how the first step to real prevention of violence, primary prevention, is realizing that it is not just the attitude of abusers that are the problem. Societal attitudes toward violence need to change as well. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Violence against girls: statistical highlights  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/stats.htm
Provides data on the percentage of Canadian girls who have been the victims of abuse (physical, sexual, or psychological); sexual assault, or homicide. Includes bibliographic references. (See Details)