The Alliance of Canadian Research Centres on Violence:

The Alliance of Canadian Research Centres on Violence

The FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children

RESOLVE: Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse – Alberta

RESOLVE: Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse – Saskatchewan

RESOLVE: Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse – Manitoba

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women and Children

Le centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la violence familiale et la violence faite aux femmes (CRI–VIFF)

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research


Other Links:

Aboriginal Women’s Action Network (AWAN)

Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia (AMSSA)

Agencies Against Domestic Violence – World-Wide List

Amnesty International

Atira Women’s Resource Society

Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS)

BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (BCCEWH)

BC Centre for Elder Advocacy & Support

BC Ministry of Health – Healthy Women, Children and Youth Secretariat

BC Ministry of Justice – Victims and Witnesses of Crime and Violence

BC Society of Transition Houses (BCSTH)

BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre – Woman Abuse Response Services

Campaign 2000 – End Child and Family Poverty in Canada

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres (CASAC)

Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters & Transition Houses

Canadian Observatory on the Justice System’s Response to Intimate Partner Violence

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women

Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System

Centre for Gender Related Violence Studies (CGRVS) – University of New South Wales

Centre for the Study of Gender, Social Inequities and Mental Health (CGSM)

Centre for the Study of Social and Legal Responses to Violence (CSSLRV)

Centre for Refugee Research – University of New South Wales

Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CWASU) – London Metropolitan University

Clicklaw – Online BC legal information service

Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (EVA BC)

Joint versus Sole Custody – Dubunking the Claims

Justice for Girls

Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC)

Laws – Department of Justice Canada

Legal Services Society BC

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

Multilingual Orientation Service Association for Immigrant Communities (MOSAIC)

National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)

National Clearinghouse on Family Violence

National Crime Prevention Strategy

Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships (NEVR)

Ontario Women’s Justice Network

Oxfam Canada – Gender Justice Centre

Poverty and Human Rights Centre & Library

Provincial Office of Domestic Violence – BC Ministry of Children and Family Development

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) – Family Violence Initiative (FVI)

Rosenet – Law & Abused Immigrant Women

Shelternet – Linking women to local shelters

Single Mothers Support Network

Springtide Resources (formerly: Education Wife Assault)

Status of Women Canada

Stepping Stone Community Services Society

The Fourth R

UN Women

US Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women

Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter

Vancouver Status of Women

Vera Institute of Justice

Victims of Violence – Centre for Missing Children

West Coast Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)

Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW)

Women in Canadian History

Women’s World Organization for Rights, Literature, and Development

Yukon Status of Women Council


Sources of Statistics:

Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile (1998–2010)

General Social Survey: Victimization (2004)

Shelters for Abused Women (2003/04)

The Source: Women’s Health Data Directory


Free Online Training:

BC Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons – “Human Trafficking: Canada is Not Immune” Online Training Program