Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Edition: 
Vol. 9, N. 3/4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A public opinion survey conducted in 2002 for the New Brunswick government showed that many people, female and male, tend to trivialize violence and to blame the victim. This article looks at the need to step up our prevention and education efforts when it comes to violence against women.