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Crisis Intervention: Understanding The Nature Of Crisis

Written by Reeta Kohli, excerpted from Towards Equal Access: A Handbook for Service Providers Working with Immigrant Women Survivors of Wife Assault, edited by Fauzia Rafiq (Ottawa, ON: Immigrant...

Child Custody and Access: The Experiences of Abused Immigrant and Refugee Women

In January 2000, Education Wife Assault (Springtide Resources), with the support of Status of Women initiated a participatory research project to: Learn more about the child custody and access...

Centre for Women's Global Leadership

CWGL's programs promote the leadership of women and advance feminist perspectives in policy-making processes in local, national and international arenas.  CWGL works from a human rights...

The Centre for the Study and Prevention of Violence

The Centre for the Study and Prevention of Violence provides a database and publications listing available for viewing on-line. The centre also has what is called a "Blueprints Model Programs...

Can Emotional Abuse be a Criminal Act?

In this interview with Philip Enright, Assistant Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General, Government of Ontario, the conditions where emotional abuse can be either prosecuted, or used as...

As an Educator, What Can I do?

Many students from violent homes and many abused women have expressed frustration in dealing with professionals and service providers, as they are too often met with well intentioned responses that...

Are You Pregnant? You and Your Baby Deserve To Be Safe: Violence during and after pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a beautiful moment in the life of a woman and her partner.  However, if the pregnancy is not wanted, if there are economic or immigration problems, it creates pressure and...

Annotated Bibliography: Emotional Abuse Of Women By Their Intimate Partners

1. Alexander, R. (1993). Wife-Battering: An Australian perspective. Journal of Family Violence, 8(3): 229-251. Study examines the leading definition of wife battering and questions the emphasis on...

An Emotional Abuse Survivor's Story: Nancy

As someone who suffered abuse throughout a 15-year marriage and beyond, I would like to share what I believe to be some sure signs of emotional abuse. Emotional abuse is more insidious than other...

Abuse Signs and What You Can Do

You may be becoming or already are a victim of abuse if you: Feel like you have to "walk on eggshells" to keep him from getting angry and are frightened by his temper. Feel you can't live without...