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Fact Sheet: Access to Legal Representation

by Pamela Cross, LLB Lack of access to legal representation is one of the biggest barriers for many women with family law issues. Most women do not have enough money in the bank to pay for a lawyer....

Face Values: Women, Body Image and Facial Differences

AboutFace and The Regional Women's Health Centre, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre Women and girls with facial differences are sisters, daughters, cousins, partners and mothers....

Emotional Abuse of Women with Disabilities

by Fran Odette and Enza Ronaldi This article is a general overview of emotional abuse and women with disabilities and is not meant to be a comprehensive review. In keeping with the Independent Living...

Emotional Abuse of Women by their Intimate Partners: A Literature Review

Prepared by Valerie J. Packota Introduction Emotional abuse is one of the most prevalent forms of abuse of women by their intimate partners and its damage is unquestionably severe, undermining a...

Emotional Abuse of Women by Male Partners: The Facts

In heterosexual relationships, most abuse happens to women by their male partners. Emotional abuse, like physical abuse, is used to control, demean, harm or punish a woman. While the forms of abuse...

Emotional Abuse Assessment Guide

This guide is intended to assist community professionals or resource people coming into contact with women who are emotionally abused, by providing tools for assessing emotional abuse, and ways to...

Emotional Abuse and Family Court Proceedings

by Pamela Cross "Sticks and stones may break my bones,but names will never hurt me."                   ...

Domestic Violence Death Review Committee

The Domestic Violence Death Review Committee (DVDRC) is a multi-disciplinary advisory committee of experts that was established in 2003 in response to recommendations made from two major inquests...

Domestic Sex Trafficking of Aboriginal Girls in Canada: Issues and Implications

by Anupriya Sethi The discourses on sex trafficking of women and girls in Canada continue to highlight international trafficking thus positioning Canada more as a transit and destination country than...

Definition of Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking [1] is defined in the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against...

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