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Upcoming Webinar - Mandatory Charging Research Project: Presentation of the Public Report
Purple Posse and Safety Card Success in Kingston Area!
OAITH – Femicide List 2016
Cut It Out Campaign trains stylists to recognize, respond to domestic abuse
New program helps train salon staff to recognize dangers of domestic abuse
So much more than cutting hair...
Stylists learn to cut out domestic violence
CREVAWC Projects featured in Western News
How holidays, domestic violence services may have impacted Edmonton mass murder
News Release: Diverse Communities Take Action on Violence Against Women

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Domestic Violence and Homelessness

Mother and child's hands cupping a paper cut out of a house, text reads: “Community level initiatives are essential in bridging artificial barriers created by which levels of government fund and administer which services.”In 2003, Jean Calterone Williams in her text “A Roof Over My Head: Homeless Women and the Shelter Industry” writes: Women’s stories and comments have shown repeatedly the importance of domestic violence in understanding homelessness. Yet most research distinguishes between women who live in homeless shelters and those in domestic violence shelters. Likewise, the environments and programs the two types of shelters offer vary significantly, based on the idea that battered women need different services than homeless women do.

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