Sexual abuse

Sexual abuse

Violence in Aboriginal communities

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Emma D LaRocque
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Addresses Aboriginal women's perspectives on factors that generate and perpetuate domestic violence and strategies for reducing and eliminating violence.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662214838
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Includes bibliographical references.

Violence against women with disabilities: practical considerations for health care professionals

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English
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Paper
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DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN)
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides guidance to health care providers in order for them to properly respond to women with disabilities who have been physically, sexually and emotionally abused or neglected.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.V56 1994

Strengthening the links, stopping the violence: a guide to the issue of violence against women with disabilities

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Leanne Cusitar
Publisher: 
DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN)
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Introduces the issue of violence against women with disabilities and provides readers with the information they will need to join in the struggle for change.

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DISA.S74 1994

Frequently asked questions about violence and young women

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English
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Online
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Metropolitan Toronto Action Comittee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Demonstrates that girls are at greater risk for sexual abuse compared to boys. Includes information about the higher risk of violence for young women and girls from marginalized communities. Lists information on resources available for assaulted women.

Survivors of sexual abuse: clinical, lifestyle and reproductive consequences

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English
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Author: 
T. Kue Young
Alan Katz
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines whether reported sexual abuse and its associated demographic and health-related effects are different for aboriginal and non-aboriginal women. Finds that abuse may be associated with subsequent health behaviors, beyond specific physical and psychosocial disorders. Concludes that aboriginal and non-aboriginal women who have suffered sexual abuse showed substantial differences in their subsequent health and health-related behaviours. Includes references.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946

Custody and access or contact and control?

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English
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Author: 
Georgina Taylor
Ajax Quinby
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Demonstrates the ways battering men use the custody and access battle to continue their abuse and control of the mother through the children.

Sexual assault: what every girl and woman should know

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English
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Online
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Lori Haskell
Melanie Randall
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Ontario Women's Directorate
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a good definition of sexual assault and abuse. Examines the issues of consent, who commits sexual assaults, and alcohol and date-rape drugs. Also presents tips on how to stay safe, and information for girls and women who have experienced sexual assault.

Tamara's House

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Forms a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to support the complete healing of adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Provides a refuge for female survivors of sexual abuse who are experiencing short term crises, as well as for the healing of women who have been sexually abused as children. Creates and makes available specialized training and educational programs for people who are working with/or care for women who have been sexually abused. Promotes public education about sexual abuse.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(306) 683-8667
Email Address: 
tamara@webster.sk.ca
Fax Number: 
(306) 683-8670
Street Address: 
1605 Victoria Avenue
City: 
Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7H 1Z4

When teenage girls have been sexually abused: a guide for teenagers

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Louise Doyle
Vancouver Incest and Sexual Assault Centre (VISAC)
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Helps teenage girls who have been sexually abused to understand their feelings about the abuse and know that they are not alone. Defines different types of sexual exploitation and some of the specific laws which make it a criminal offense. Describes their feelings of confusion, embarrassment, fear and anger as well as their experiences in telling someone about the abuse, and finding support.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662610032
SEXP.D69 1994

Healing from sexual abuse trauma with spirituality

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Blanche Landry
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the limits of traditional psychology for treating sexual abuse survivors, and ways to incorporate spiritual healing in order to move from being simply survivors to truly being alive.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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