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De-Closeting Same-Sex Partner Abuse

In an interview, social workers Nora Angeles, Laurie Chesley and Nick Mule address questions relating to same-sex abuse, their philosophical and theoretical frameworks, the role of homophobia and...

Deaf Victims Advocacy Services

DVAS serves signing and non-signing deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened and deaf-blind individuals. Their mission is to enhance awareness and education about crime and abuse. While some resources...

Custody Issues for Gay & Lesbian Parents

by Margaret Buist In the last two years both federal and Ontario laws have changed significantly to grant many new legal rights to same-sex partners. For example, same-sex partners can now claim...

Custody and Access Assessments

by Samantha E. Poisson Whether it is because most parents can devise a workable child care arrangement or because of the absence of one parent, the majority of separating families, approximately 80...

Children's Exposure to Domestic Violence: A Guide to Research and Resources

Information contained within this Guide offers readers a thorough review of the issue of children exposed to domestic violence, describes additional resources for more information,identifies...

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...

Causing Pain: Real Stories of Dating Abuse and Violence

This resource from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consists of two videos and a discussion guide. These are designed to educate teens, parents, and other adults about healthy and...

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