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Federal Briefing Note 2: Gender Bias in Immigration Criteria

Download file (pdf) This document is one of a series of six federal and eight provincial Briefing Documents produced by the Ending Violence Association’s Community Coordination for Women’s Safety Program as part of its Safety for Immigrant, Refugee, and Non-Status Women Project.

Info Bulletin: Cuts to Legal Aid

On July 22, 2009, the Legal Services Society (LSS) announced additional funding cuts to Legal Aid that effectively discontinue extended services for clients receiving referrals. This means that a woman who is leaving an abusive relationship and has exhausted the … Continue reading

Protection Order Enforcement Case Study

Local coordination or VAWIR committees can use this case study to explore issues related to the effective enforcement of protection orders. Download file (pdf)

Briefing Notes: Cover Sheet

From the series: Critical Elements of an Effective Response to Violence Against Women Cover sheet for 16 Briefing Documents prepared by EVA BC, the BC/Yukon Society of Transition Houses and the BC Institute Against Family Violence. Submitted to Ministries of the Government of … Continue reading