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Femicide List 2011: Women Murdered by Intimate Partner

This annual list of women murdered in Ontario where an intimate partner was charged or committed suicide is compiled by OAITH, the Ontario Association of Interval and Transitional Houses.

Fact Sheet: Mobility - Moving with the Children

by Pamela Cross, LLB It is not uncommon for a woman to want or need to move to a new community after separating from an abusive partner. She may need to do so for her own safety if her former...

Fact Sheet: Family Law Overview

by Pamela Cross, LLB Family law can be very confusing for anyone. Usually, people only turn to it when there has been a crisis in their family.  Often, the laws themselves are difficult to...

Fact Sheet: Duty To Report

by Pamela Cross, LLB All professionals working with children have a duty to report suspicions of child abuse.  The Child and Family Services Act sets out the legal duty to report obligation: it...

Are You Emotionally Abusive? Questions for Men to Ask Themselves

Emotional abuse in intimate relationships is a serious problem. Many people believe that physical violence is the only legitimate form of abuse. Women say that emotional abuse effects them as much,...

Are You Emotionally Abused? Questions for Women in Heterosexual Relationships

Many women find that emotional abuse is difficult to name or even talk about. They often wonder if it is serious because you cannot see it, like bruises or broken bones. Emotionally abused women...
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