British Columbia

British Columbia

South Asian Women's Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Hindi
Punjabi
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Offers multilingual and culturally sensitive information, referral, and support services to women who are from, or who trace their ancestry to, any of the countries of South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan). Undertakes advocacy, public education, and awareness work on issues that affect South Asian women such as violence, racism, immigration, and unemployment. Provides a safe, supportive, and confidential place for South Asian women who are experiencing male and family violence.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 537-2276
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
sawc@asia.com
Fax Number: 
(416) 537-9472
Street Address: 
800 Lansdowne Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6H 4K3

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society

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

Works to assist in the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada. Provides services designed to increase the newcomer's participation in Canadian society by assisting the newcomer to overcome barriers, including such services as such as English as a Second Language, Home Tutoring, Job Coach Program, Settlement Program, etc.

Primary Telephone: 
(250) 361-9433
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mail@vircs.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
(250) 361-1914
Street Address: 
Third floor 535 Yates St.
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 2Z6

Speaking of abuse: violence against Aboriginal women in relationships

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Camille Callison
Carrie Humchitt
Winnifred Assmann
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772647267
VIOL.S64 2001

Speaking of abuse: violence against women in relationships (Chinese)

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Resource Language: 
Chinese
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Winnifred Assmann (ed.)
Anne Rose (ed.)
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships, in Chinese.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772637989

Darbare ye Zan Azari: Khoshoonat bar aleyehe zanan dar rabete ye jensi

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Resource Language: 
Farsi/Persian
Translated Title: 
Speaking of abuse: violence against women in relationships (Farsi)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Winnifred Assmann (ed.)
Anne Rose (ed.)
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains, in Farsi, women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772638330
VIOL.D37 1999

Badsluki di gul: rishtiya vich vaperda aurtan virodi tashdad

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Resource Language: 
Punjabi
Translated Title: 
Speaking of abuse: violence against women in relationships (Punjabi)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Winnifred Assmann (ed.)
Anne Rose (ed.)
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships, in Pundjabi.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772638829

Hablemos de abuso: la violencia en contra de la mujer en su relacion pareja

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Resource Language: 
Spanish
Translated Title: 
Speaking of abuse: violence against women in relationships (Spanish)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Winnifred Assmann (ed.)
Anne Rose (ed.)
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships, in Spanish.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772638500

Speaking of abuse: violence against women in relationships (Vietnamese)

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Resource Language: 
Vietnamese
Translated Title: 
Tin trang nngoy dye: bow look trong kwan voy phoo gnu
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Winnifred Assmann (ed.)
Anne Rose (ed.)
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains, in Vietnamense, women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence. Promotes the idea that a woman can help herself by understanding her rights.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772638861

Jestokoye obrashenye: Agresevnouye deystvya protiv Jenshin vou lichnoukh otnosheniakh

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Resource Language: 
Russian
Translated Title: 
Speaking of abuse: violence against women in relationships (Russian)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Winnifred Assmann (ed.)
Anne Rose (ed.)
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships, in Russian.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772638640
VIOL.S64 1999

Violence against women in relationships: an analysis of policies and actions

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Resource Language: 
English
Author: 
Patricia Kachuk
Publisher: 
FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides a detailed analysis of British Columbia's spousal assault policy as it has evolved over the past several years. Examines issues and problems related to both non-compliance and compliance in the criminal justice system. Suggest how the process should work. Includes bibliography.

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