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Spousal abuse

A total of 24 records were found for Spousal abuse
Definition: Physical or emotional injury to one spouse (partner in a marriage or common-law relationship) by the other.


The Canadian Network of Women's Shelters and Transition Houses new online resource which provides women and their children with a one stop connection to help in their community.

Related keywords: Elder abuse, Family violence general resources, Relationship violence, Spousal abuse

The mission of Springtide Resources is to promote healthy and equal relationships by engaging diverse communities in shared educational strategies designed to prevent violence against women and the effect it has on children. Training is provided online and in person. Resources are available for a variety of specific populations including women with disabilities, deaf women, immigrants and the LGBTQ community.

Related keywords: Family violence general resources, Relationship violence, Spousal abuse

VAW Legal Information Resource was developed from a two year training project designed to increase access to justice for First Nation, Métis and Inuit women facing violence by providing VAW service provider staff with a better understanding of key concepts in relevant areas of law. The project, Building Service Capacity: Supporting Access to Justice for Aboriginal Women Dealing with Violence was funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario. It provided legal support training for women’s shelter and outreach service staff in 10 communities, where agencies were serving a high number of First Nation, Métis or Inuit women dealing with violence.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Family violence general resources, Protective orders, Relationship violence, Spousal abuse