Violence to women

Violence against women and sexual and reproductive health: an information kit for shelters

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English
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Online
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Canadians for Choice
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

An information package is intended for shelter workers working with women who are victims of intimate partner violence, to help create a stronger support network for women that are leaving abusive situation and for women that are facing unintended pregnancies.

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In whose interest? Women, violence and loosening gun controls in Canada

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English
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Online
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YWCA Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

YWCA Canada’s Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee in November 2011 Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-19.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Digital conversations about women, gender and violence in social and new media

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English
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Online
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YWCA Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Brief to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women: Study of the impact of social media and new communications technologies on violence against women and girls. Outlines why new and social media platforms are so attractive to women end users, how they present dangers and can contribute to violence against women in the digital sphere and real life, and the ways in which new and emerging platforms can offer digital spaces for intervention, violence prevention and community building.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Engaging men and boys to reduce and prevent gender-based violence

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English
Translated Title: 
Mobiliser les hommes et les garçons pour réduire et prévenir la violence sexiste
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Online
Author: 
Todd Minerson
Humberto Carolo
Tuval Dinner
Clay Jones
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

An issue brief prepared by the White Ribbon Campaign for the Status of Women Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. Provides an overview of efforts to engage men of all ages in efforts to reduce and prevent gender-based violence in Canada and around the world. Starts from three basic premises: 1. Work with men and boys is necessary. 2. Work with men and boys can be effective. 3.  Work with men and boys can be positive.

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Includes bibliographical references.

White Ribbon Campaign

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Organization of men working to end violence against women (VAW). Campaigns are led by both men and women, even though the focus is on educating men and boys. In some countries it is a general public education effort focused on ending violence against women.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 920-6684
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@whiteribbon.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 920-1678
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-328-2228
Street Address: 
365 Bloor St. East
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4W 3L4
Country: 
Canada

What do we mean by "trauma-informed"? (webinar)

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Dr. Vivian Brown
Margaret Bryans
Stephanie Capyk
Lynda Dechief
Arlene Haché
Dr. Robin Mason
Nancy Poole
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Features a discussion between six researchers and/or service providers across Canada and the U.S. who work with women in the areas of mental health, substance use and trauma/violence. Following the initial presentations, participants asked questions and heard these questions discussed in a real-time, round-table format.

This webinar is part of the larger project "Assisting Women with Mental Health, Substance Use and Trauma-Related Concerns with Trauma-Informed Approaches" and follows an earlier webinar featuring Dr. Vivian Brown and Dr. Laurie Drabble.

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Includes video of the webinar and Powerpoint slides.

Video: UNFPA web film on war and women's health

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English
Translated Title: 
Vidéo de l’UNFPA : femmes, guerre, santé
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Online
Publisher: 
United Nations Populations Fund
Publication Date: 
2003

Three minute video showing that women and girls have particular health needs, including maternal health and protection from violence. (Available in nine languages.)

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Atira Women’s Resource Society

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

Vancouver organization committed to the work of ending violence against women through providing direct service, as well as working to increase awareness of and education around the scope and impact on our communities of men's violence against women and children.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 331-1407
Email Address: 
info@atira.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
(604) 688-1799
Street Address: 
101 East Cordova Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6A 1K7
Country: 
Canada

La Salle Residence

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Residence

La Salle is a second stage women's shelter for mothers and children who have left abuse.  It provides safe, affordable living accomodations to residents as well as supportive counselling.  Also assists residents toward increased independence and a feeling of self-worth and dignity.

Primary Telephone: 
780-482-2190
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
780-482-3008
Street Address: 
Main Box 1135
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 2M1

Hope Haven Society

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NGO - Non Government Organization

Provides a variety of programs listed on this link.

Primary Telephone: 
780-623-3104
Secondary Telephone: 
Crisis Line 780-623-3100
Email Address: 
hhaven@telusplanet.net
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-727-4673
Street Address: 
PO Box 2168
City: 
Lac La Biche
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0A 2C0
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