skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 114281 Find in a Library
Title: Implementation Report on the 1984 Federal/Provincial/Territorial Report on Wife Battering: Nova Scotia Section
Author(s): Anonymous
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 31
Publication Number: ISBN 0-662-54449-8
Type: Report (Technical)
Format: Document
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: This report describes the initiatives taken by governmental agencies in Nova Scotia, Canada in response to 14 recommendations made in 1984 by Canadian ministers at all levels of government that focus on ways of addressing the problem of wife beating.
Abstract: Actions taken include issuing a new directive to provincial police regarding the laying of charges in cases of family violence, providing courses in human relations and crisis intervention, making cost-sharing arrangements for transition housing, and providing medium-term housing. Additional actions included data collection regarding the prevalence of wife battering and the circumstances surrounding it, development and funding for a public awareness campaign, providing information to emergency room personnel, and provision of inservice training for community health nurses. For descriptions of actions taken in each other province and territory, see NCJ 114275-80 and NCJ 114282-85.
Main Term(s): Battered women programs
Index Term(s): Battered wives treatment; Domestic assault prevention; Nova Scotia; Program implementation; Shelters for Battered Women
Note: Prepared for the meeting of Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women, British Columbia, June 5-6, 1986.
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=114281

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.