The Barriers of Violence & Poverty for Abused Women and Their Childrens Search for Justice and Community Services After Separation

The purpose of this project was to develop a comprehensive picture of women’sexperiences while leaving abusive relationships, from their decision to end the relationship to their dealings with the court system. The information gained in this study is intended to inform researchers, legal and social service professionals about the unique challenges associated with leaving abusive relationships as well as identify gaps in policy and service delivery.

Peter Jaffe, Principal Investigator Michele Zerwer, Project Research Coordinator Samantha Poisson, Project Clinical Coordinator The Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System of the London Family Court Clinic 254 Pall Mall St London, ON, N6A 5P6 Email

Type/Format of Resource: General resources

Category/Topic of interest:
    Woman Abuse
    Emotional Abuse
    Family Violence
    Communities, Cultures and Abuse

Population Group:
    Friends & Family
    Victims / Survivors
    Health Care Service Providers
    Social Service Providers

Language of Resource:

Year of Publication: 2002

Associated Document:
     ACCESS DENIED:The Barriers of Violence & Poverty f (Acrobat PDF file)

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