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Researched To Death: BC Aboriginal Women And Violence

A review of reports from different sources to determine the extent to which the numerous recommendations and suggestions have been acted on to ameliorate the impact of violence against Aboriginal women. Download file (pdf)

RCMP Amend Policy to Enhance Victim Safety

When police arrest a person accused of violence in relationships and then release him subject to conditions designed to protect the victim, the conditions form part of his Undertaking to Appear (UTA). The RCMP Violence in Relationships/Violence Against Women in Relationships (VIR/VAWIR) Policy was … Continue reading

K.G.B. Statements and Violence Against Women

A K.G.B. statement is an initial statement that a victim makes to police (sometimes videotaped). It may then be used in court in lieu of her direct testimony provided certain strict conditions are met. To date K.G.B. statements in spouse abuse cases have … Continue reading