News in Abuse and Family Violence
What about the kids? is a campaign taking place during November, Woman Abuse Awareness month, at Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region.
These free THRIVE events are part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence and are open to those who identify as women or trans. Registration required by November 15.
November 13, 20: METRAC Legal Information Training: Family Law Issues for Women Leaving a Relationship
These training sessions are geared to GTA service providers and community leaders to help them better understand, communicate, and respond to family law issues for women leaving a relationship, especially when abuse is involved.
Date Thursday, October 31, and Friday, November 1, 2013
Time 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Place TBD (Toronto, Downtown)
Make it Our Business provides highly specialized education with a variety of options for employers to explore how they can take every precaution reasonable to meet their legislative requirements.
RESCHEDULED - The Oct 28 webinar: Considering Young Aboriginal Women, Family and Legal Issues will now take place on Monday Nov 4
When: Monday, November 4 at 12:00 p.m.
Monday, November 4, at 12:00 p.m. - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the family and social context of young Aboriginal women, and some legal considerations to help the social service providers they may work with. METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, is joined in conversation with Emily Hill, Senior Staff Lawyer at Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto.
Place 519 Church Street Community Centre (519 Church Street, Toronto), 2nd floor, Grand Ballroom
For service providers and community leaders in the GTA, these training sessions give information on family law issues for women leaving a relationship, especially when abuse is involved.
Today is UN Day of the Older Person. The theme of the 2013 commemoration is “The future we want: what older persons are saying”. In recognition of this day we invite you to check our our latest webinar ODSP and Aging as well as resources in legal topics of interest to Older people in Ontario.
The one-stop centre hopes to make reporting physical or sexual abuse less traumatic for kids and increase conviction rates.
Critics worry that sending 65,000 documents from a class-action settlement to the Ontario archives will make it harder to reveal what happened at the provincial institution.
Support group for francophone women / Groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence d'un partenaire
Date Tuesdays, October 8 - December 17, 2013
Time 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Place Ottawa Centre (Vanier)
Contact for information or to register Marie Louise, 613-233-8478 ext. 231, or intake worker at ext. 239
SFC Ottawa offre un groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence d'un partenaire à partir du 8 octobre prochain / CFS Ottawa will offer a support group for francophone women beginning October 8.