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Protection Orders to Keep Survivors of Domestic or Sexual Violence Safer

In 2016, the Ending Violence Association of Canada (EVA Canada) developed a series of 14 Briefing Notes on gender-based violence as a resource to support the work of Status of Women Canada and Department of Justice Canada in the development of a federal strategy on gender-based violence.

Briefing Note 8: Protection Orders to Keep Survivors of Domestic or Sexual Violence Safer

Introduction:

The availability, accessibility, monitoring and enforcement of Protection orders are an essential part of an effective, coordinated approach to the safety of Canadian women, their children and the community and for the intervention and accountability of perpetrators.

Full Briefing Note: 8