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Challenging violence against women: The Canadian experience Gill Hague

Challenging violence against women: The Canadian experience

Gill Hague

Published March 28th 2001
ISBN : 9781861342782
Paperback
76 pages
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There is widespread recognition among policy makers, professionals and activists in Britain that Canadian work on violence against women has been in the vanguard. However, as Canadian research can be difficult to access from the UK, many in thisMoreThere is widespread recognition among policy makers, professionals and activists in Britain that Canadian work on violence against women has been in the vanguard. However, as Canadian research can be difficult to access from the UK, many in this country are vague about the details.This report brings together state-of-the-art accounts of Canadian approaches to violence against women and discusses them in the context of current UK policy.In particular, it looks at:refuges and womens services and campaigns-government responses and inter-agency approaches to challenging violence against women-law enforcement and legal reform-work with children and young people-the connection between research, activism and practice.·[vbTab]Challenging violence against women is required reading for policy makers in government, statutory and voluntary sector agencies, for activists in the womens movement against rape, sexual assault and domestic violence, and for academics in Canadian studies, womens studies, criminology and the social sciences.