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Ending Violence Against Women

This fact sheet on international issues of violence against women is produced by the United Nations based on the In-depth study on all forms of violence against women: Report of the Secretary-General.

Shifting Public Policy Direction: Gender-Focused versus Bi-Directional Intimate Partner Violence

In the fall of 2007, the Domestic Violence Advisory Council, which consisted of 14 members with expertise on violence against women, was established to provide advice on improving the existing system...

Study on the Experiences of Abused Women in the Family Courts in Eight Regions in Ontario

In the fall of 2007, the Domestic Violence Advisory Council, which consisted of 14 members with expertise on violence against women, was established to provide advice on improving the existing system...

Transforming our Communities: Report from the Domestic Violence Advisory Council for the Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues

In the fall of 2007, the Domestic Violence Advisory Council, which consisted of 15 individuals with expertise on violence against women, was established to provide advice on improving the existing...

The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Partner Abuse in Activist Communities

This collection of articles and stories explores partner abuse in a variety of activist settings and provides strategies for transforming communities. It also includes an extensive listing of...

Survivor Voices: Welcoming Women to Make Change

Survivor Voices is a project, undertaken by the Ontario Association of Interval and Transitional Houses (OAITH) in 2007/08, that over the period of about a year, sought out the ideas, insights and...

Stop Violence Against Women: 'It's in our hands'

Violence against women is a global outrage. The experience or threat of violence affects the lives of women everywhere, cutting across boundaries of wealth, race and culture. In the home and in the...

Violence in Dating Relationships

Dating violence is a significant and widespread social problem. It is expressed in a range of harmful behaviours — from threats, to emotional maltreatment, to physical and sexual aggression. While...

Inquest Recommendations: Gillian Hadley and Ralph Hadley

The murder of Gillian Hadley and the suicide by Ralph Hadley resulted in extensive recommendations from the jury.

Inquest Recommendations: Andrew Osidacz and Jared Osidacz

The inquest in the deaths of Andrew and Jared Osidacz resulted in 35 recommendations from the jury.