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01.09.2018

This learning brief explores family factors associated with sibling abuse, including the role of children as caregivers, favoritism, poor parental modeling and external stressors, and collusion.

12.18.2017

Isse 22: Women, Intimate Partner Violence, & Homelessness 3 pages scatteredIn this issue-based newsletter, we use visuals, research, and lived experience to explain the main links betwee

12.14.2017

7 FACTS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT SIBLING VIOLENCEThe Learning Network has produced a one-page research sna

12.06.2017

Housing Issues Infographic image35,000 to 40,000 youth in Canada experience housing issues during the year. Understanding the nature of these housin

12.06.2017

Sibling violence is a common form of family violence, however it is often overlooked. This newsletter provides an overview of the types of sibling violence; factors that increase its risk; and its impacts on children, youth, and adults. Tips and resources for parents and caregivers are provided to help them prevent and respond to sibling violence.

11.27.2017

Barriers Faced by Immigrant and Refugee Women Escaping Violence and Experiencing HomelessnessEmerging research from across Canada points to a significant relationship between immigr

09.14.2017

Approximately one third of Canadian women will first experience abuse in childhood. Many of these women will continue to experience violence across the life course; some will use violence in subsequent peer, intimate, or family relationships.  Multiple experiences of violence can result in negative health outcomes that accumulate over time.

05.04.2017

Approximately one third of Canadian women will first experience abuse in childhood. Many of these women will continue to experience violence across the life course; some will use violence in subsequent peer, intimate, or family relationships.

05.04.2017

1 in 5 women murdered in Ontario from 1974 to 2012 was 55 years or older.

03.24.2017

This learning brief examines femicide of women who are older. Dr. Myrna Dawson and Danielle Sutton at the University of Guelph examined the killing of 452 older women (55 yrs. & older) in Ontario over a 38-year period (1974 to 2012).