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The Learning Network is a valuable source of evidence-informed resources for individuals, service providers, and organizations working to end violence against women and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV).

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Issue 27: Women with Disabilities and D/deaf Women, Housing, and Violence

This Issue is a collaboration between the DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN) Canada and the Learning Network. This Issue:

  • Discusses the impacts of violence for women with disabilities and D/deaf women when seeking housing
  • Identifies barriers women with disabilities and D/deaf women face when fleeing violence and seeking housing
  • Offers a model for accessible and inclusive shelters
  • Celebrates the resilience of women with disabilities and D/deaf women

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Issue 26: Intimate Partner Violence Against Immigrant and Refugee Women

Developed in collaboration with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI), this issue will:

  • Counter common misconceptions related to IPV
  • Examine experiences of IPV
  • Consider the risk factors and vulnerabilities for IPV
  • Highlight the barriers faced when seeking safety and accessing services and supports
  • Share recommendations for successful violence prevention initiatives

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