Violence

Beach Story (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter - vol. 8 3/4

In this short article, the author tells of an incident where she was violently attacked and how she fought back and subdued her attacker.

The article was written in English with a brief summary in French.

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Breaking All The Rules: Breaking Silence (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - vol. 9 no. 4

The author shares a disturbing story of her abusive life, from child to adult.

The article was written in English with a summary in French.

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BRIDGES: An Employability Program For Abused Women (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article is about the “BRIDGES Employment Training Project” in Victoria, BC. All the participants are women survivors of child-hood and/or adult abuse who identify the abuse as a major barrier to employment. BRIDGES addresses gaps in education that are part of the legacy of abuse. Overcoming this barrier and making changes is accomplished through learning, both academic and social.

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Beyond the "Culturally Sensitive": Violence Prevention by Education Wife Assault (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article is about “Education Wife Assault”, a Canadian organization founded in 1978 with a mission to inform and educate the community about the issue of wife assault/woman abuse in order to decrease the incidence of physical, psychological, emotional and sexual violence against women and the effect that woman abuse has on children.

The article is written in English with a summary provided in French.

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Between Silence and Silence (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 • vol.9 no.4

This article is written by the mother of three children, single after leaving a twenty year marriage. In this article, she shares memories of abuse and neglect, from childhood to adult, and the event that helped her to finally break free from the cycle of abuse.

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As An Educator, What Can I Do? (1992)

Women's Education des Femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article offers strategies to educators who are working with students from violent homes and abused women.

The article is written in English and is accompanied by a summary written in French.

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2004-02-11

The Power of Woman-Positive Literacy Work (1994)

Program-Based Action Research

This book provides a detailed account of a year-long research project undertaken by CCLOW and women (staff and volunteers) involved in adult education and adult literacy programs across Canada. During this project, researchers initiated, observed, and documented the impact of woman-positive activities chosen for their programs. They wanted to challenge the ways in which literacy programs ignored women's lives and needs.

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2003-10-20

Making Connections (1997)

Literacy and EAL Curriculum from a Feminist Perspective

This book arose out of the ongoing work of the Literacy Committee of the CCLOW Board. It is a book of curriculum for women in literacy and English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) programs.

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2003-10-17

Listen to Women in Literacy (1994)

The Power of Woman-Positive Literacy Work

This book explains research done by CCLOW to find out what happened when women in literacy programs decided to do something they thought would be positive for women.

The book can help people understand what the researchers learned about women and literacy. It is hoped it will help readers imagine how to make literacy programs more positive for women. Some programs may use it to start people talking about women in literacy programs.

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2003-10-16

Isolating the Barriers and Strategies for Prevention (1995)

A Kit about Violence and Women's Education for Adult Education and Adult Learners

Most of us believe that the right to education, from kindergarten through high school, is fundamental. However, not everyone is able to fully enjoy that right; not everyone is able to obtain an education that is empowering, relevant, safe and useful.

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