Search Resources (English): Violence to women

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Video: UNFPA web film on war and women's health  
http://www.unfpa.org/emergencies/psa/

Three minute video showing that women and girls have particular health needs, including maternal health and protection from violence. (Available in nine languages.)

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Published: 2003
What do we mean by "trauma-informed"? (webinar)  
https://bccewhevents.webex.com/ec0605lc/eventcenter/recording/recordAction.do;jsessionid=VLvpNC5L2C7dKcCt0Tl1TB5vMSFh5ZLq2LvQcBLmNykCq8s6XTt2!-1734137231?theAction=poprecord&actname=/eventcenter/frame/g.do&apiname=lsr.php&renewticket=0&renewticket=0&actappname=ec0605lc&entappname=url0107lc&needFilter=false&&isurlact=true&entactname=/nbrRecordingURL.do&rID=2965482&rKey=344659c7e204c600&recordID=2965482&rnd=2182462279&siteurl=bccewhevents&SP=EC&AT=pb&format=short

Features a discussion between six researchers and/or service providers across Canada and the U.S. who work with women in the areas of mental health, substance use and trauma/violence. Following the initial presentations, participants asked questions and heard these questions discussed in a real-time, round-table format.

This webinar is part of the larger project "Assisting Women with Mental Health, Substance Use and Trauma-Related Concerns with Trauma-Informed Approaches" and follows an earlier webinar featuring Dr. Vivian Brown and Dr. Laurie Drabble.

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Published: 2010
Engaging men and boys to reduce and prevent gender-based violence  
http://whiteribbon.ca/issuebrief/

An issue brief prepared by the White Ribbon Campaign for the Status of Women Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. Provides an overview of efforts to engage men of all ages in efforts to reduce and prevent gender-based violence in Canada and around the world. Starts from three basic premises: 1. Work with men and boys is necessary. 2. Work with men and boys can be effective. 3.  Work with men and boys can be positive.

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Published: 2011
Digital conversations about women, gender and violence in social and new media  
http://ywcacanada.ca/data/publications/00000049.pdf

Brief to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women: Study of the impact of social media and new communications technologies on violence against women and girls. Outlines why new and social media platforms are so attractive to women end users, how they present dangers and can contribute to violence against women in the digital sphere and real life, and the ways in which new and emerging platforms can offer digital spaces for intervention, violence prevention and community building.

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Published: 2011
In whose interest? Women, violence and loosening gun controls in Canada  
http://ywcacanada.ca/data/publications/00000051.pdf

YWCA Canada’s Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee in November 2011 Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-19.

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Published: 2011
Violence against women and sexual and reproductive health: an information kit for shelters  
http://www.canadiansforchoice.ca/vaw.pdf

An information package is intended for shelter workers working with women who are victims of intimate partner violence, to help create a stronger support network for women that are leaving abusive situation and for women that are facing unintended pregnancies.

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Published: 2010