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NCJ Number: 150279 Find in a Library
Title: Understanding Wife Abuse: An Educational Manual for Community Groups in Newfoundland and Labrador
Author(s): C Wyse
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 104
Sponsoring Agency: Women's Policy Office
St. John's Newfoundland, Canada, A1B 4J6
Publication Number: ISBN 0-920769-99-3
Sale Source: Women's Policy Office
Government of NewFoundland and Labrador
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's Newfoundland,
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This manual aims to raise community awareness about the problem of wife abuse in Newfoundland and Labrador; it contains educational materials and a workshop agenda to make individuals and community groups more knowledgeable of wife abuse.
Abstract: The manual has five sections, the first of which introduces the problem of wife abuse in Newfoundland and Labrador and discusses the benefits to individuals and communities of knowing about the issue. The second section examines issues basic to understanding wife abuse and covers the cyclical nature of violence. The third section identifies available resources, the fourth section provides information on conducting a wife abuse workshop, and the fifth section describes workshop principles. Supplemental information on principles related to abuse prevention and learning activities are appended, as well as an evaluation form for wife abuse workshop participants. References and illustrations
Main Term(s): Female victims
Index Term(s): Abused women; Abusing spouses; Canada; Crime in foreign countries; Criminology; Public education; Victims in foreign countries
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