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How a Counsellor Can Help an Assaulted Woman

Find a safe time and place to discuss the situation.  Build trust by listening and supporting her in a non-judgemental manner.  Provide resources for practical assistance: child care,...

Woman Abuse as a Health Issue

Wendy Ross, Chair of the Abuse against Women Committee at Peel Memorial Hospital, takes a personal approach to encourage community members to seek out new learnings to help woman who are abused. I...

Friends and Family: How To Help An Assaulted Woman

Know the facts about woman abuse. Assure her that you believe her story. Listen and let her talk about her feelings. Do not judge or give advice.  Talk to her about her options. Physical...

For Teens to Think About

You may be at risk of dating violence if your partner... Is violent. He has a history of fighting, losing his temper quickly, or brags about mistreating others. Gets too serious about the...

For Men to Think About

You may be becoming or already are an abusive man if you... Get jealous of anyone who gets close to your wife or girlfriend Criticize what your wife or girlfriend wears or does Sulk silently when...

Futures without Violence

The Futures Without Violence Center in San Francisco, USA, is a global center for action and thought leadership, where individuals and allied organizations from around the world will gather to...

Family Violence Prevention & Health Practice: An E-Journal of the Family Violence Prevention

Provided by the Family Violence Prevention & Services Program, Family & Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The goals of this multidisciplinary on-line...

The Impacts of Recent Law Reforms on Abused Women Involved in the Family Court Process in Ontario: An Environmental Scan of Violence Against Women Service Providers

Luke’s Place Support and Resource Centre for Women and Children in collaboration with Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic conducted a...

Family Violence in Canada: Statistical Profiles

Statistics Canada provides these reports on family violence in Canada. The information includes data on women killed by their partners. Chronological index (from 1998)http://www.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/...

Family Violence and the Deaf: Legal Education and Information Issues: A National Needs Assessment

This report provides a review of the legal needs of deaf individuals in relation to family violence. Information was gathered from stakeholders in the field of deafness as well as from a number of...
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