Violence

Rethinking Violence and Learning: Moving Research into Practice (2000)

This paper explores the ways that traditional discourses about violence and about schooling impede efforts to develop literacy programs that respond to the violence and trauma women learners have experienced.

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2005-10-26

Changing Literacy Programs to Take Account of Violence – Brief Notes (2002)

This paper looks at how addressing the impact of violence on learning offers the opportunity to create nurturing education systems that help both learners and practitioners.

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The Impact of Violence on Learning for Youth: What Can We Do? (2004)

How do experiences of violence affect learning? How can educators support
those who have been through violence to learn successfully? After many years
looking at these questions as they apply to women in adult literacy programs,

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2005-10-26

Violence and Learning: Taking Action (2004)

During this project, literacy and adult educators were invited to share and build knowledge about the impacts of violence on learning and ways to address them. Through workshops, an online course, research projects and other activities, three co-facilitators and the project participants explored ways to break silences about violence and to create environments to support learning for all.

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2005-07-19

Defining the Future: Embracing our Girls (2004)

A Community-Based Needs Evaluation

This report discusses a project dedicated to understanding the experiences of a group of female youths in Melfort, Saskatchewan and to finding ways of creating positive change in their world. The group appeared to be having a hard time dealing with everyday life.

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2005-04-01

Working Effectively with Persons with Disabilities Against Crime (1999)

Protecting Ourselves: A Facilitators Guide to Crime Prevention

Protecting Ourselves is an educational tool for facilitators to assist persons with disabilities in making the necessary changes in perception, attitude and practices that will ultimately empower them to act in a safe and informed manner when dealing with perpetrators of crime and violence.

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2005-02-28

Tools not Rules: Challenging Traditional Power Dynamics as Assault Prevention (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre. It is prevention which defines the work of this Centre–unique prevention programs are offered there for many groups who are particularly vulnerable: women, children, elderly people, and those with intellectual or physical disabilities.

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2004-09-09

Women in the Police Force (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

This article is excerpted from the testimony of Katherine Spillar (National Coordinator, The Fund for the Feminist Majority) before the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, May 13, 1991. Though it refers to American police forces, the information and recommendations are relevant for Canada

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2004-09-09

Reduce the Risk (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-1993, Vol. 10 No. 1

This article provides information on reducing the risk of violent assault.

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2004-09-09

Presentation to the Canadian Panel on Power and Control Against Women (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses women and violence: violence at home, in the workplace, at school, on the street, in the media, in religious organizations, and in agencies set up to serve women such as hospitals, social service agencies, and mental health centers. The violence women and their children experience is evident. What is not evident or spoken is the root cause of this violence.

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