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In Custody No Contact Orders, March 2018

This CCWS Information Bulletin – In Custody No Contact Orders, March 2018  – describes the availability of and limitations to No Contact Orders while an accused is in custody. This Information Bulletin was developed in response to information CCWS received … Continue reading

Risk Identification, EVA Notes

Domestic violence related homicides account for 1 in 5 murders in Canada. On average, one woman is murdered by her partner every 6 days. And yet, domestic violence homicides are one of the most preventable of homicides. Risk identification is … Continue reading

Vicarious Trauma and Resilience, EVA Notes

Anti-violence workers are largely aware of the existence of vicarious trauma, or VT, and the impacts it can have on helpers who are indirectly exposed to traumatic events through emotionally engaging with and hearing the stories of their clients. This … Continue reading

Advancing Gender Equality, EVA Notes

Advancing gender equality has been identified as a priority by Canada’s federal government, which has mandated Status of Women Canada to lead the development of a Federal Strategy Against Gender-Based Violence. Gender-based violence is understood as a both a product … Continue reading

When Disasters Strike, EVA Notes

North American case studies and first-hand accounts indicate that violence against women is likely to increase after a disaster. In the aftermath of disaster, whether it be natural or human-made, community-based anti-violence organizations in the affected area are likely to … Continue reading