News in Abuse and Family Violence
National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation
This is a survey of conditions in the United States from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This report is a study of issues that women in domestic abuse situations encounter as they navigate the Peterborough Family Court.
CLEO is pleased to announce a new edition of "Do you know a woman who is being abused? A Legal Rights Handbook."
Two Spanish organizations have created a unique advertising campaign that only kids can see.
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Featuring: Fran Odette, Faculty Member, George Brown College
Location: ING DIRECT Downtown Toronto Cafe (221 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON)
Cost: $20 per ticket online or at door | $10 student ticket with ID at door
Tickets: purchase online | purchase at door
Our laws need to be improved to support women who experience gender-based violence, but law reform must incorporate an understanding of both gendered violence and disability.
The conference is designed to inform, empower, and engage police makers, service providers/recipients and diverse South Asian communities on the issue of violence in the family.
This is a resource for anyone looking to understand how children experience violence against their mothers and how those experiences may shape them as they grow, from infancy to adolescence.
Registration is now closed for Feb 28 webinar - Dealing with the Children's Aid Society: What Parents Should Know
When: Thu, Feb 28, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
February 28, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. EST - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series is the second of two discussions about the Children's Aid Society. This webinar looks at the child protection process from the point of view of parents who are dealing with the CAS. In this discussion, lawyer Seema Jain, of Jain Family Law and Mediation, discusses what parents should know before, during and after a child protection hearing, in conversation with METRAC’s Legal Director, Tamar Witelson. Due to overwhelming demand and limited budget(s), registration is now closed for this webinar.
When: February 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. E.S.T.
February 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. E.S.T. - In this webinar in the series on Family Law Education for Women (FLEW), the V/WAP program to support victims and witnesses going through the criminal court process is discussed. Looking at how women complainants of sexual assault and domestic violence may receive support as the victim or witness in the trial process, Carol Nicholson, a Victim/Witness Support Worker from Peel Region joins Tamar Witelson, Legal Director of the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC).
The Department of Justice has released a study that provides a comprehensive estimate of the economic impact (costs) of spousal violence in Canada.