Violence

Discovering the Strength of Our Voices (1991)

Women and Literacy Programs

This report discusses a research project undertaken to:
• examine how gender and the power balance of the male/female relationship affect women's access to, and experience of, literacy programs and how it affects the impact of literacy programs on women
• determine how literacy programs and literacy practice might be changed to better respond to the reality of the lives of adult women learners, and

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2003-10-07

Designing Our Future - Women's Learning, Education & Training in Canada, 2000 & Beyond (2000)

Congress Report, March 2 - 5, 2000

This is a report of a conference on women's learning, education and training in Canada which took place March 2-5, 2000 and was hosted by the Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW), in collaboration with the National Women's Reference Group on Labour Market Issues (NWRG).

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2003-10-07

But I'm Not a Therapist: Furthering Discussion About Literacy Work with Survivors of Trauma (1997)

This report is a brief introduction to the findings of a research project which examines the impacts of abuse on women's literacy learning and explores approaches to literacy programming in the light of these impacts.

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2003-10-02

Mind Over Violence Everywhere (M.O.V.E.) (2002)

M.O.V.E. is both a practical tool and a social action model. It starts with a discussion among youth about
their personal issues of violence. The participants work their way through five modules of activities,
carried out over two days each.

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2003-04-03

Life in the Family: A Newcomer's Guide to Parenting Issues in Canada (2002)

Curriculum for ESL Classes

This curriculum package was designed for ESL teachers to use with adults who have recently come to Canada. It provides information and resources about parenting and discipline issues that may come up in newcomer families. It includes legally accurate information about the laws on child discipline and child abuse.

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2002-01-01

But I'm Not a Therapist: Literacy Work with Survivors of Abuse (1997)

This article describes research that the author is working on, which will look at how current violence, or the aftermath of violence, can lead to various crises for women in literacy programs. The study will ask the following three questions:
1. What impacts of abuse are instructors (and other literacy workers) observing in literacy programs?
2. How can literacy workers address issues of violence in literacy programs?

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1997-03-30

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