Homelessness and violence against women

Working with violence

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

In the following article, three women who work at an emergency shelter for women are asked to talk about the impact of their work. 

 

 


“I built my house of hope:” best practices to safely house abused and homeless women

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English
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Online
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Leslie Tutty et al.
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Resolve Alberta
Publication Date: 
2009

Recommends best practices to safely house abused and homeless women, based on reviews of current practices and interviews with women from across Canada who had been abused by partners and homeless at some point in their lives.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Beyond shelter walls: no more running in circles - discussion paper

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English
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Online
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By Amanda Dale
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YWCA Canada
Publication Date: 
2008

Explores links between intimate partner violence, lack of supports leaving shelter and homelessness among women and children.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Violence against women & women’s homelessness: making the connections

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English
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Online
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YWCA Canada
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2010

Factsheet that discusses the need for a national housing strategy. Draws the connections between violence against women and homelessness, noting housing needs particularly among Aboriginal women, women in the north, and women with disabilities.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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