Paying for violence: some of the costs of violence against women in B.C.

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Richard Kerr
Janice McLean
Publisher: 
Ministry of Women's Equality, Province of British Columbia
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Assesses some of the economic costs of violence against women in terms of criminal justice costs for policing, court and corrections services, in health costs for doctors, emergency wards, mental health clinics, substance abuse treatments, and in social service costs for welfare, housing, child care, sexual and woman assault centres, not to mention women's loss of work time.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772629463
VIOL.K47 1996