Community workers resources

Power and Control Wheel: Abuse in Later Life

Created by the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life, a project of the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence, this Power and Control Wheel sets out abuse tactics that impact older...

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...

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...

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.

Non-Status Women In Canada: Fact Sheet

This fact sheet was created by the Rights of Non-Status Women Network, an organized group of agencies and community members in Toronto. The Network's mandate is to address barriers to services and...

Little Eyes, Little Ears: How Violence Against a Mother Shapes Children as They Grow

This resource from the Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System draws together, in one place, information from the best and latest research for professionals and volunteers who help...

Love, Sex, Violence and Crime: An overview of Criminal Law and Violence Against Women

This self-directed online course will provide participants with an increased ability to provide support and advocacy for women who have experienced physical or sexual violence, or criminal harassment...