Crime

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Canadian Association for Victim Assistance

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization whose purpose is to act as an information, referral and networking resource for Canadian victim assistance organizations, individuals advocates, professionals, victims of crime and tragedy, and the general public.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-916-0913
Email Address: 
info@infocava.ca
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
c/o D.H. Kelly & Associates 2506 Balsam St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6K 3N2
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url (http://www.vaonline.org/cava/) does not appear valid, changed to current link

Personal security issues concerning women and girls

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English
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National Crime Prevention Strategy
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores possible strategies to prevent gender-based crime. Discusses the consequences of this kind of crime for women, girls and the community as a whole.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.P47

Stratégie nationale pour la prévention du crime

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Forme le plan d'action du gouvernement du Canada pour réduire la criminalité en s'attaquant à ses causes profondes afin de bâtir des communautés plus fortes et plus saines. Il s'agit d'un partenariat entre Justice Canada et le Solliciteur général du Canada. // Forms the Government of Canada's action plan to reduce crime by addressing its root causes in order to build stronger, healthier communities. It is a partnership between Justice Canada and the Solicitor General of Canada.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 941-9306
Email Address: 
info@prevention.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 941-7863
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-302-2672
Street Address: 
222, rue Queen
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0H8
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url (http://www.prevention.gc.ca/) does not appear valid multiple languages found - // in abstract, changed to current link

The risky business of risk assessment

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English
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Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights some of the major challenges and critical issues regarding the use of actuarial risk assessment tools and procedures, designed for adults, on criminalized young women. States that the use of these tools can be used only after these young women have been assessed or categorized on the basis of their respective degrees of disadvantage and marginalization.

University of Toronto, Centre of Criminology

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Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English

Forms a research and teaching unit at the University of Toronto. Studies crime, order, and security from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and theoretical approaches.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 978-7124
Fax Number: 
(416) 978-4195
Street Address: 
University of Toronto 130 St. George Street, Suite 8001
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 3H1

National Institute of Justice

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Provides the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is solely dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. Also provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 307-2942
Fax Number: 
(202) 307-6394
Street Address: 
810 Seventh St., NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20531

In the absence of consent: sexual assault, unconsciousness and forensic evidence

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Patricia M. Lee
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines the current policy of the Sexual Assault Service at British Columbia's Women's Hospital and Health Centre regarding the collection of evidence from an unconscious patient/victim of sexual assault.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH VIOL.L44 2001
ISBN 1894356209
ISSN 14817268
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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