Search Resources (English): Violence against women, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/AWHHRG/annotated_bib_AWHHRG.pdf

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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Published: 2005
Violence and trauma in the lives of women with serious mental illness: current practices in service provision in British Columbia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/violence-trauma.pdf

Documents the practice in different mental health care settings with respect to the provision of services to women with chronic and persistent mental health problems who are survivors of violence.

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Published: 2002
Prairie women, violence and self-harm  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/violence-selfharm.pdf

Addresses the relationship between adult experiences of abuse, and violence and self-harm focusing on women in conflict with the law in community and institutions.

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Published: 2000
Violence and trauma in the lives of women with serious mental illness often overlooked, study finds  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39512
Summarizes a study that found that the impact of violence against women with serious mental illness has been routinely overlooked in policy development, mental health planning, in clinical practice and educational manuals. (See Details)
Published: 2003, 2004
The Global Women’s Memorial Website : Creating a circle from which to speak in unison  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39432

Discusses memorial activism, a new form of resistance to violence against women, and the creation of The Global Women's Memorial Website.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39433

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.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Betty Kovacic and A Roomful of Missing Women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39442

Discusses Betty Kovacic's exhibit, A Roomful of Missing Women, which consists of 50 portraits of missing and mudered women from the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Memorials for women across Canada : The politics of remembering women murdered by men  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39431

Discusses how memorials to women murdered must be newly visible on a national scale, to celebrate the efforts of the women who created them against all odds and to explore their contribution to the struggle against violence against women.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007