Domestic Violence

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Aboriginal Health Workers Speak Out on Domestic Violence

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 13, no. 4, December 1989, pp. 11-14
Description
Discusses the need for education and information programs and training for male and female Aboriginal health workers in domestic violence counseling.
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Aboriginal Peoples' Safety: Strategic Overview

Alternate Title
Action Briefs (Institute for the Prevention of Crime)
Making Cities Safer: Action Briefs for Municipal Stakeholders ; no. 3, March, 2009
Series 2: Takcle Safety Successfully in the City
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lisa Monchalin
Description
Discusses actions to reduce violence which affects Aboriginal people as both victims and offenders, with a focus on urban populations.
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Aboriginal Sexual Violence Action Plan

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (OFIFC)
Description
Identifies seven strategic directions (research, legislation, policy, program, education, community development, leadership) and makes recommendations to address issues raised.
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Aboriginal Victimisation and Offending: The Picture From Police Records

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Victimization and Offending: The Picture From Police Records
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jacqueline Fitzgerald
Don Weatherburn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 26, no. 4, July/August 2002, pp. 26-28
Description
Investigates the over-representation of Aboriginal people as victims of crime in Australia. The majority of the violent offending against Aboriginal women and children is committed by Aboriginal men.
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Aboriginal Violence Against Women

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Neena Bhandari
Contemporary Review, vol. 283, no. 1655, December 2003, pp. 353-355
Description
Statistics show that Aboriginal women in Australia are forty-five times more likely to be victims of domestic violence that other Australians.
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Aboriginal Women: An Issues Backgrounder

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Michelle M. Mann
Description
Highlights some of the main issues faced taking into account the diversity between non-status First Nations, Inuit and Métis women.
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Aboriginal Women and Family Violence: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ipsos-Reid
Description
Focuses on incidence, severity, causes, and consequences of violence, and resources available both on- and off-reserve. Qualitative data gathered through focus groups of women and key informant interviews with service providers.
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Aboriginal Women at Midlife: Grandmothers as Agents of Change

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn M. Meadows
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Laura E. Lagendyk
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 24, no. 1, Womens Health and Well-Being, Fall, 2005, pp. 159-165
Description
Study findings suggest that women who focus on the future for either themselves or their grandchildren may improve health for themselves and others.
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Aboriginal Women & Policy Development: Aboriginal Women's Conference Report

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Women's Conference Report
Provincial Aboriginal Women's Conference ; 4th, 2009
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Judy White
Luanne Leamon
Tammy Drew
Stella Saunders
Melita Paul ... [et al.]
Description
Historical overview of Aboriginal women and how gender based analysis could be applied to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
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Aboriginality and the Violence of Colonialism

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Irene Watson
Borderlands E - Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, 2009, pp. 1-8
Description
Explores the dichotomy between cultural relativism and universalism and examines how these tensions are used to legitimize assimilation by the Australian colonial state.
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Addressing Domestic Violence in Indian Country: Introductory Manual

Alternate Title
Mending the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jenny Gilberg
Jeremy Nevilles-Sorell
Tina Olson
Beryl Rock
Babette Sandman
Barry Skye
Rebecca St. George
Victoria Ybanez
Description
Examines significant historical events, the developments in activism, the current situation, advocacy for women and children and options for dealing with men who use violence.
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Addressing Mi’kmaq Family Violence

Alternate Title
Family Violence and Aboriginal Communities: Building Our Knowledge and Direction through Community Based Research and Community Forums
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
L. Jane McMillan
Description
Study conducted over five years consulted with over 150 Mi'kmaq through interviews, focus groups, and community forums in order to develop strategies to address violence.
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American Indian/Alaska Native Behavioral Health Briefing Book

Alternate Title
American Indian / Alaska Native Behavioural Health Briefing Book
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Health Service National Tribal Advisory Committee on Behavioral Health (NTAC)
Behavioral Health Work Group (BHWG)
Description
Provides context for the American Indian/Alaska Native National Strategic Plans on Behavioral Health and Suicide Prevention.
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Anangosh: Legal Information Manual for Shelter Workers

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Celeste McKay
Description
Manual designed to help Indigenous women and service providers address key aspects of violence, as well as understand Indigenous women’s legal rights on matters related to leaving a violent relationship.
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Antenatal Depression in Socially High-Risk Women in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Angela Bowen
Norma J Stewart
Marilyn Baetz
Nazeem Muhajarine
Journal Epidemiol & Community Health, vol. 63, no. 5, 2009, pp. 414-6
Description
Examines the prevalence of antenatal depression amongst Indigenous women in Canada.
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Appendix D: Overview of Other Process Recommendations

Alternate Title
Families First: A Manitoba Indigenous Approach to Addressing the Issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Joëlle Pastora Sala
Byron Williams]
Description
Compilation of recommendations from reports of inquiries, committees, and nongovernmental organizations about the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Appendix to Families First: A Manitoba Indigenous Approach to Addressing the Issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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The Arctic: Gender Issues

Alternate Title
Info Series (Parliamentary Information and Research Service) ; PRB 08-09E
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Clara Morgan]
Description
Looks at relationship between gender issues and the environment, economic conditions, domestic violence, health, housing, homelessness and politics.
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