Abused women

Where does the torturer live?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Michelle Andrene Lurch
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses domestic violence and the linguistic and cultural barriers barriers for immigrant women that make it difficult to access resources and support. Shares stories and resources. 


 

 

Silence means dissent

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Andrea Dworkin
Edition: 
Vol 5, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares a speech by Andrea Dworkin at The Symposium On Media Violence and Pornography. Calls for a feminist movement against pornography which she argues is a grassroots movement against male supremacy. 

 

 


Building bridges: linking woman abuse, substance use and mental ill health (summary report)

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Louise Godard
Jill Cory
Alexxa Abi-Jaoudé
Publisher: 
BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre
Publication Date: 
January 2008
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Identifies the need for a women-centred framework as part of the solution to improve services that support women’s safety and health. Based on research, practice and women’s narratives confirming that violence is pervasive and central to the development of substance use and mental ill health.

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Includes bibliographic references.

SHE Framework: safety and health enhancement for women experiencing abuse

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jill Cory
Linda Dechief
Publisher: 
BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A tool kit for health care providers and planners to conduct an audit of their practice and/or organization, by looking at the safety of women impacted by abuse. Points to the need to enhance health care for women and includes two contrasting models of care.

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ISBN 978-0-7726-5729-9
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