Physical abuse

Physical abuse

What happens tomorrow?

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Colette Arsenault
Publisher: 
Association des femmes acadiennes et francophones de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Wellington, PEI

Provides information about healthy relationships and what one can do to make an unhealthy one better, and gives resources to obtain help. Written for people who could be identified as potential abusers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.Q37 2002

What is a good relationship?

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Colette Arsenault
Publisher: 
Association des femmes acadiennes et francophones de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Wellington, PEI

Provides information about healthy relationships and how to make an unhealthy one better, and gives resources to obtain help. Written for people who are in danger of being abused.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.U54 2002

Violence against women in Canada

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English
Publisher: 
Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan (PATHS)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Regina, SK

Discusses and gives statistics on the prevalence of physical and sexual abuse. Examines abuse by a marital partner, including the incidence and type of injuries, and abuse committed during pregnancy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's Healing Circle

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

A support group for women who have been, or are currently being abused and have experienced mental illness.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
905-847-9104
Street Address: 
CMHA Halton Region 25-55 Ontario St S 2nd Flr
City: 
Milton
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L9T 2M3

Common legal questions

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Consists of answers to frequently asked questions regarding a woman's legal rights when leaving an abusive relationship. Discusses court proceedings, legal separation, dividing assets, and child custody.

Challenges in working with older women

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Connie Chapman
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses issues involved in working with older women who are victims of violence in relationships or other types of domestic violence.

Abuse signs

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Education Wife Assault
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides three checklists for potential female victims of spousal abuse: indicators that a relationship may be abusive; practical steps to ensure safety; and behaviours frequently exhibited by male abusers.

Are you pregnant? You and your baby deserve to be safe: violence during and after pregnancy

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Education Wife Assault
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Focuses on abused pregnant women. Lists the various forms the abuse may take and describes the possible ramifications for both mother and baby.

Assisting immigrant and refugee women abused by their sponsors: a guide for service providers

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Katrina Pacey
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Describes the immigration processes that service providers need to be aware of when working with immigrant or refugee women who are abused by their sponsor. Suggests particular difficulties faceced in accessing personal safety, protection and the consequences of leaving an abusive sponsor.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1895553423

Are you on the right track? A healthy relationship quiz for boys and girls

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Directorate
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a quiz for young women and men to see if they can identify healthy and harmful relationships.

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