Violence against women

Violence against women

Nuluaq Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Inuktitut
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development

Works to improve the coordination of abuse prevention services and resources in Inuit communities. Conducts research, provides a national Inuit database for abuse prevention and women's shelters and shares information with the public.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-238-3977
Email Address: 
nuluaq@pauktuutit.ca
Fax Number: 
613-238-1787
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-667-0749
Street Address: 
400-56 Sparks St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5A9

Women

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Christina Martens (ed.)
Publisher: 
Visions Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at women's mental health and addictions issues, including eating disorders, mothering, rural issues, benzodiazepines, and workplaces.

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Includes bibliographical references.

YWCA Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Publisher
Housing

Works to prevent violence against women. Publishes resources and organize public events to raise awareness. Engages in research to ensure optimum support to women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-962-8881
Email Address: 
national@ywcacanada.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-962-8084
Street Address: 
422-75 Sherbourne St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 2P9

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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English
Owning Org: 
Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

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

ISBN/ISSN: 
AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Health aspects of violence against women

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Mary Anne Reilly
Carole Warshaw
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues for changes in the health and mental health systems to remove barriers to care for all abused women. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.

Learning to listen, learning to help: understanding woman abuse and its effects on children

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Linda Baker
Alison Cunningham
Publisher: 
Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Presents a handbook for students and volunteers entering the helping professions, to prepare them to recognize and respond to families in which there is or was violence at home.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1895953286

Helping children thrive: supporting woman abuse survivors as mothers: a resource to support parenting

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Linda Baker
Alison Cunningham
Publisher: 
Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Answers questions related to general parenting guidance about children of all ages and specific parenting guidance for families impacted by woman abuse.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 189595326X

"How many more sisters and daughters do we have to lose?": Canada's continued failure to address discrimination and violence aga

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Amnesty International Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines violence and discrimination against Aboriginal women in Canada, and provides recommendations to help stop it.

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"Good practices in combating and eliminating violence against women": expert group meeting

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vienna, Austria

Lays out the expert group's recommendations for elements of effective practices in combating violence against women in the areas of law, prevention, and provision of services.

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Gender-based violence and HIV among women: assessing the evidence

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
amfAR
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Examines the link between gender-based violence and rising rates of HIV infection among women
and girls throughout the world.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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