The Lancet, Volume 384, Issue 9939, Page 229, 19 July 2014 Susan Rees & Derrick Silove In the UK and Australia, more than a quarter of women are exposed to intimate partner violence at some time in their lives.1, 2Yet in spite of this ongoing public health crisis, funding for community-based domestic violence services is in serious jeopardy. […]
(30 min) ‘WorkplaceRights & Responsibilities: Accommodation Basics’ is offered the following dates: Sept 4th: 1:30-2:00 (session 1) Regina – Wascana Rehabilitation Centre Auditorium 2:15-2:45 (session 2) Regina – Wascana Rehabilitation Centre Auditorium Sept 9th: 1:30-2:00 (session 1) Regina – Wascana Rehabilitation Centre Auditorium 2:15-2:45 (session 2) Regina – Wascana Rehabilitation Centre Auditorium Everyone welcome. […]
View the Violence Against Women Learning Network’s July 2014 Newsletter here.
Grassroots database launched for missing, murdered native women Community groups unwilling to wait for national inquiry CBC News Posted: Jul 21, 2014 A community-led online database documenting the brutal deaths and disappearances of indigenous women in Canada has been launched. The website — an initiative of three groups, No More Silence, Families of Sisters in Spirit and […]
Released in the Statistics Canada Daily, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Click here for the PDF.
Save the Date for the 10th Annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week! The 10th annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week will take place from April 19-25, 2015. Please visit www.victimsweek.gc.ca for updates about Victims Week 2015, which will commemorate 10 years of raising awareness about issues facing victims of crime and the services, […]
The Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism is researching and developing a dedicated phone line to respond to the abuse of older adults, the Seniors Neglect and Abuse Response Line. Partners in this project are Mobile Crisis Services (Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert), Victim Services, HealthLine, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Police Services, Office of the Public Guardian & Trustee, Saskatoon Council […]
Age Friendly Saskatchewan has launched a new website to provide Age-Friendly information and resources for Saskatchewan communities, individuals, businesses and organizations. Age-Friendly Communities is a global movement with a goal of making communities safer, smarter, healthier, happier, more inclusive places for all people to live and thrive. Learn more at www.agefriendlysk.ca.
Violence against women costs business, study shows Violence against women is a serious issue for business, says researcher CBC News Posted: Jul 17, 2014 A new study has designed a way to calculate the costs companies face because of violent acts against women, at home or in public. Michelle Harris-Genge was interested in making a business […]