Socialization

Socialization

Focus on social views, not individual behaviour

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Intimate partner violence: Violence prevention is a public health issue
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how the first step to real prevention of violence, primary prevention, is realizing that it is not just the attitude of abusers that are the problem. Societal attitudes toward violence need to change as well.

Rexdale Women's Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development
Counselling

Provides culturally and linguistically sensitive settlement counselling services for women and immigrant women and their dependents. Increases or enhances women's and immigrant womens' skills and knowledge about issues related to their settlement and integration into the community. Provides an opportunity for women and immigrant women to meet in order to alleviate their sense of isolation.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 745-0062
Fax Number: 
(416) 745-3995
Street Address: 
8 Taber Rd, 2nd Flr
City: 
Rexdale
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M9W 3A4

South Asian Women's Group (SAWG)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Helps womens from Asian backgrounds by breaking social isolation and assisting then to integrate into Canadian society/culture. Provides access to programs and services and to assist in dealing with issues of common concern.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 537-2276
Street Address: 
1344 Bloor Street West
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6H 1P2
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