Violence against women

Violence against women

Prevention and treatment of violence against women: systematic review and recommendations

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English
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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Summarizes what is known about the distribution and determinants of violence against women, and evaluates the evidence for effectiveness of any intervention aimed at preventing violence against women.

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Swallowing the hurt : exploring the links between anorexia, bulimia and violence against women and girls

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English
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Shelley Moore
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National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the relationship between the experiences of violence and the development of eating disorders in women and girls.

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ISBN 0662315227
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women on the march: focus on the actions and demands of the world march of women

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English
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Paper
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World March of Women
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Gives a glimpse of the national and international demands defended by the women who actively participated in the World March of Women.

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WOMI.W66 2002

Special project on violence against women with disabilities: annotated bibliography of available literature and resources & a st

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English
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Online
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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario (DAWN Ontario)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Reports on a survey of 50 Northern Ontario agencies which deal with women’s issues or disability issues. The survey looked at the agencies' access to information on women with disabilities and violence.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The war against women: report of the Standing Committee on Health and Welfare, Social Affairs, Seniors and the Status of Women,

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English
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Sub-Committee on the Status of Women, House of Commons Standing Committee on Health and Welfare, Social Affairs, Seniors and the Status of Women
Barbara Greene (chair)
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Queen's Printer for Canada
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Defines violence against women and examines the incidence of and the cost to Canadian society of, violence against women. Proposes issues for reform.

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VIOL.C36 1991

Women 2000: eradicating poverty and violence in the 21st century

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Provides analysis and responses to the systemic nature of poverty and violence against women in Canada.

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WOMI.C36 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Selected estimates of costs of violence against women

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English
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Paper
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Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Estimates selected economic costs of three forms of violence against women (sexual assault/rape, woman abuse in intimate partnerships, and incest/child sexual assaut) in four policy areas: health/medicine; criminal justice;social services/education; and, labour/employment.

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VIOL.C46 1995

Violence against women with disabilities: practical considerations for health care professionals

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English
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Paper
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DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN)
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides guidance to health care providers in order for them to properly respond to women with disabilities who have been physically, sexually and emotionally abused or neglected.

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DISA.V56 1994

Strengthening the links, stopping the violence: a guide to the issue of violence against women with disabilities

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English
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Paper
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Leanne Cusitar
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DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN)
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Introduces the issue of violence against women with disabilities and provides readers with the information they will need to join in the struggle for change.

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DISA.S74 1994

Organizing against violence: an anti-racist & anti-sexist perspective

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English
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Online
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Yasmin Jiwani
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FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children, BC Institute Against Family Violence (BCIFV)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Summarizes responses to the massacre of two families in Vernon, B.C., including the formation and action strategies of the Coalition of South Asian Women Against Violence.

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