Wife Assault and Battery

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VIDEO: Battered Women on Trial – the Case of Nicole Ryan

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Watch Professor Emerita Christine Boyle, lawyer for the interventer Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) and Women's Legal E ...

Feminist response to the prosecution of Battered Woman Nicole Ryan in the Supreme Court of Canada

Thursday, June 14, 2012
WATCH VIDEO Professor Christine Boyle, lawyer for the interventer CAEFS and LEAF in the Supreme Court of Canada speak about the case - December 1, 2012  ...

Appreciation for our work from the next generation

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
A note of appreication from a caller's daughter who worked with a team on creating this video about violence against women with the Youth Philanthropy Project (YPI) ...

What Women Need Now from Police and Prosecutors: 35 Years of Working To Improve Police Response for Women Escaping Male Violence

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Published in Canadian Woman Studies - a York University Publication. V.28, Number 1 - Women Resisting Rape, Feminist Law, Practice and Activism. ...

Honour Killings by F. Jiwa, Georgia Straight

Thursday, August 6, 2009
As published in the Georgia Straight News The debate rages: how do we classify the alleged murders of four female family members by Mohammad Shafia, his wife Tooba Mohammad Yahya, and their son Hamed? Are these deaths near Kingston, Ontario, a tragic case of domestic violence, or can we attribute it to the cultural practice of honour killing? The jargon surrounding the Rideau Canal incident obscures the fact that neither of these terms are accurate. This is violence against women. ...

International Gathering of Transition House Workers

Friday, May 23, 2008 - Tuesday, December 28, 2010
International Gathering of Transition House Workers May 23-28th, 2008 ...

A Look at Divorce Law in Canada

Friday, October 20, 2006
From Duhaime.org A Look at Divorce Law in Canada ...

Christmas Eve in the Transition House

Monday, December 25, 2000
It is Christmas noon in Vancouver, rainy but warm and I have just come back from a sweet waffle and coffee with my next door neighbour a long ago co-worker. ...

BC Anti-Violence Workers Meeting Recommendations for Change

Wednesday, September 1, 1999
BC Anti-Violence Workers Meeting Recommendations for Change ...

Lower Mainland Women's Groups Meet with B.C. Premier Glen Clark

Monday, February 1, 1999
The creation of the Ministry of Women’s Equality was a groundbreaking and important move by the NDP. ...