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.

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
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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.

Primary Telephone: 
416-962-8881
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
national@ywcacanada.ca
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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