Community workers resources

AODA e-learning: Improving Access to Violence Against Women Services for Women with Disabilities

The goal of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), the AODA, is to make Ontario accessible by 2025, through the development and implementation of accessibility standards....

After She Leaves: Supporting Women through the Family Court Process Online Training

Do you work with survivors of woman abuse who are dealing with family law issues? Do you want to learn more about the family court process, how to present evidence of abuse effectively and how to...

What's Love Got to Do With It! Examining Abuse in Lesbian Relationships

by Jacqui Williams and Kathleen O'Connell Much is known and understood about violence in heterosexual relationships. The campaign against 'wife assault' and domestic violence has enlightened many...

Letters to Mari - Support for Female Victims of Trafficking

Four women's letters describe their situations as trafficked persons. "Mari", a service provider, responds with supportive information and links to community services. This initiative was a product...

Initiating Support for Female Victims of Trafficking in Toronto: Findings & Recommendations

The following report documents findings and recommendations on how public-sector and voluntary-sector agencies can contribute to and collaborate on support to victims of trafficking in persons. The...

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...

Challenges Faced by Immigrant and Refugee Women Who Experience Abuse

Issues abused immigrant and refugee women deal with include: Fear of jeopardizing Canadian status Lack of information about Canadian laws and their rights as women Fear of losing their children for...

If Low Income Women of Colour Counted in Toronto

This document is designed to be an impetus to action among policymakers and women's, social justice and municipal advocates alike. It provides an initial sketch of the realities, perspectives and...

How to Help a Friend: A Resource for Youth

How to help a friend who is being abused: I went to this party one night and everyone was having a great time. After awhile my girlfriend and her steady started arguing. He was drinking a lot and so...

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