Myth of “Mutual Battering” – Resource List

A list of articles, reports, books, manuals and other resources related to the myth of “mutual battering.” Prepared by the Community Coordination for Women’s Safety Project with input from the Safe Choices Project. Download file (pdf)

Considerations for Sexual Assault Coordination

Updated from 2002 original version. This Information Bulletin will help coordination initiatives discuss the integration of sexual assault case tracking, monitoring, and best practice development into their work. 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

Effective Enforcement of Peace Bonds and Other Criminal Protection Orders

Focuses on the use and effectiveness of peace bonds. Many of the concerns expressed here regarding peace bond use and effectiveness have also been raised in relation to other types of orders containing protective conditions. Includes discussion questions for coordination initiatives. Download file (pdf)