Learning Network: Education, Research & Resources on Gender Based Violence

Learning Network: Education, Research & Resources on Gender Based Violence

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Issue 18: Violence Against Women Who Are Older

Violence against women who are older is a global phenomenon, and this problem may increase in prevalence with our aging population. This newsletter focuses on the different types of violence and abuse against women who are older and explores the following questions: What are the barriers to disclosure? What further research is needed? Which approaches should service providers be considering when assisting women who are older?
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What's New

10.31.2016

Violence against women who are older is a global phenomenon, and this problem may increase in prevalence with our aging population.

08.04.2016

With an increasing need for training curriculums on gender-based violence (GBV), it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages associated with available educational options in orde

05.26.2016

Check out our latest infographic that explains rape culture using Canadian examples:

05.10.2016

The Learning Network, OAITH, and OCRCC hosted a knowledge exchange on intimate partner sexual violence in February 2016.

05.09.2016

The ultimate purpose of this work is to build upon existing knowledge bases on GBV and prevention, with the aim of supporting researchers, policy-makers, and service providers in ending men’s perpe

The Link between Boys' Victimization & Adult Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence: Opportunities for Prevention across the Life Course

This paper reviews the evidence supporting the link between victimization as a boy and IPV perpetration as an adult. It then outlines evidence-based and promising prevention programs for boys and men by life stage. Considerations and future directions for health and its community partners are provided.

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