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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: Arlene May and Randy Iles

The jury provided extensive recommendations based on the inquest into the murder of Arlene May and the suicide of Randy Iles.

Inquest Recommendations: Andrew Osidacz and Jared Osidacz

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

The Role of Military Culture in Military Organizations’ Responses to Woman Abuse in Military Families

This article by Deborah Harrison from the The Sociological Review, 54:3, Oxford, UK, reports on a study of the Canadian Forces’ (CF’s) response to woman abuse in military families.

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...

Creating Safer Schools for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth: A Resource for Educators Concerned with Equity

Created by Springtide Resources (formerly Education Wife Assualt) in 1999 and updated in 2002, this manual provides information, personal stories and strategies for educators on supporting young...

What is Abuse? For the Trans community

Abuse has to do with Power and Control. In an unhealthy relationship, one partner begins doing things to try to exert power over their partner. When people hear the word abuse (or violence, or...

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