Victims of violence

Victims of violence

How can you help a woman in an abusive relationship?

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Describes ways to help women in abusive relationships. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 15/16

Survivors' suggestions for improving system response

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Identifies the needs of abused women and suggests improvements to the response system in cases of woman abuse which could begin to meet those needs.

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Series 16/16

Forms of abuse

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Lists the different forms that woman abuse can take through the use of quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 1/16

Sexual abuse

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Describes sexual abuse of women, and includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 4/16

Physical abuse

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Explains what physical abuse is and includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 5/16

Substance abuse and family violence

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Examines the links between substance abuse and abusers, as well as victims of abuse. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 10/16

Family violence and pregnancy

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Describes the impact of violence on pregnant women, as well as the correlation between increase in violence in pregnancies.

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Series 11/16

Parenting roles and experiences of abuse in women offenders: review of the offender intake assessments

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gordana Eljdupovic-Guzina
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Correctional Services of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores and outlines trends regarding parenting roles and experiences of abuse among women offenders based on data available in the Offender Intake Assessments (OIA). Offers an updated look at issues that are relevant to women offenders such as mothering and histories of abuse. Results support the necessity to continue to assist women in dealing with issues that may stem from their histories of abuse and in their roles as mothers. Concludes with recommendations for future research.

Centro de Justicia Para Mujeres

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Spanish
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Provides free advocacy for victims of rape, domestic violence and child abuse, particularly in the Latina and other underserved communities of Sonoma County. Advocates for greater numbers of women and minorities in law enforcement. Committed to equal justice for all women and girls.

Primary Telephone: 
(707) 575-3150
Email Address: 
rdjustice@monitor.net
Street Address: 
250 Sebastopol Rd.
City: 
Santa Rosa
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
95407

Advocacy Centre

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All women
Families
Homeless women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Counseling
Housing

The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. We also provide specialized victim assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

The Advocacy Centre provides advocacy to individuals as well as workshops and presentations on legal issues. It has long been a voice in the community speaking to issues of poverty and discrimination. Our work and the materials we produce focus on topics such as welfare, tenancy, women’s safety and poverty survival. Our advocacy services are free of charge. There are sliding scale fees for training and presentations.

Primary Telephone: 
250-352-5777
Email Address: 
advocacycentre@nelsoncares.ca
Fax Number: 
250-352-5723
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-352-5777
Street Address: 
51 Vernon St
City: 
Nelson
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1L 4E9
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