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How Nurses Can Help an Assaulted Woman

Role of Nursing Staff and Physicians with Assaulted Women screening/identification assessment/examination documentation safety planning referral For the Emergency Department Nurse Triage in Abusive...

How Racism Impacts the Response to Emotional Abuse

Within the context of immigration (particularly from the Caribbean), author Joan Wilkinson examines racism and emotional abuse. The findings reveal the need for more cultural sensitivity and...

Impacts and Barriers for Women who have Experienced Trafficking

Trafficking is a form of violence.  It involves controlling the victim by use of threat, force, assault, manipulation, fostering of drug and alcohol dependencies, coercion and abuse of power....

Increasing the Success of Men's Programs

This interview with four leading practitioners -- Cindy Baskin , Jean Bernard, Alysa Golden and Alayne Hamilton -- explores the factors that makeprograms for men who are abusive...

Military Wives and Emotional Abuse: A Literature Review

by Valerie J. Packota It appears that military wives experience much the same types of emotional abuse as civilian wives. However, their options and the culture in which the abuse takes place differ...

MOVING GIRLS INTO CONFIDENCE: A Fact Sheet by The Canadian Women's Foundation

Why do you focus on girls when most media reports say boys are falling behind? We strongly believe that all children—boys and girls—deserve to thrive, and we applaud other campaigns that work to...

MOVING WOMEN OUT OF VIOLENCE: A Fact Sheet by The Canadian Women's Foundation

MOVING WOMEN OUT OF VIOLENCE: A Fact Sheet by The Canadian Women's Foundation Since crime rates in Canada are falling, is violence against women still a serious problem? On average, every six days a...

Responding to Emotional Abuse: How You Can Help Someone You Know

Violence against women, or woman abuse, happens to more women than we think.  Most women who are physically assaulted by their intimate partners are emotionally abused.  However, not all...

What is Abuse? For the Trans community

Abuse has to do with Power and Control. In an unhealthy relationship, one partner begins doing things to try to exert power over their partner. When people hear the word abuse (or violence, or...

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