1992

Family Violence Prevention and Curriculum Development (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1 & Spring 1999, Vol. 13, No. 1

Child abuse and violence against adolescent and adult women is a serious societal problem. If the problem is ever going to be effectively addressed, it must be through prevention. In this article, the author discusses several key components which any successful prevention program must incorporate.

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2004-07-28

Experiential Learning Recognition (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

Experiential learning has longer history than theoretical learning. It was the only mode of learning in use until the invention of schools. Its concept is broader than that of classroom learning as it occurs in all human settings: from school to workplace, in personal relationships and through life events. It encompasses all life stages: childhood, adolescence, middle age and old age.

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2004-07-28

Educating Across Difference: Sistren Theatre Collective (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

In this article, the author tells about a workshop she attended at the Fifth Congress of Feminists From Latin America and the Caribbean. The workshop was organized by Sistren, a women's popular education theatre group and dealt with the topic of difference and culture/race/gender/class barriers.

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2004-03-31

Dealing with Residential School: The Healing Process of an Adult Child (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

In this article, the author tells about being sent to a residential school for ten years at the age of six and the impact the experience has had on her life.

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2004-03-26

Coping (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

Sexual abuse affects every aspect of our being-- physical, social, spiritual, emotional, academic, and personal. This is the story of one woman who has been abused by three individuals from her extended family. It is a story of suffering, pain, and fear. The abuse began at the age of seven and continued into adolescence and the teen years.

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2004-03-26

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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2004-02-19

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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2004-02-19

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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2004-02-11

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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2004-02-11

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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