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Even in the best of homes : violence in the family. /

by Scutt, Jocelynne A.

Publisher: North Carlton, Vic. McCulloch 1990Description: 358 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Family violence in Canada : a statistical profile /

by Statistics Canada.

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Statistics Canada 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This 64-page annual report provides the most current data on the nature and extent of family violence in Canada, as well as trends over time. This year, the focus of the report is a profile of shelters that provide residential services to women and children fleeing abusive situationsAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Homelessness prevention for women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence : innovations in policy and practice /

by Spinney, Angela | Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute | Blandy, Sarah.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2011Description: PDF.Other title: Includes:.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2011 Bibliography pp. 43-48Summary: This Positioning Paper makes up the first output of a research study entitled Homelessness prevention for women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence: Innovations in policy and practice. The purpose of this very specific project is to explore the value and implementation challenges of innovative staying at home homelessness prevention measures, such as Staying Home Leaving Violence schemes in Australia, and Sanctuary schemes in England and Wales. As such, it is an important and timely piece of research because the White Paper on homelessness, The road home (Commonwealth of Australia 2008), specifically identified and promoted the need to expand programs that allowed women and children to remain in the home once the perpetrator has been removed.Availability: (1)

Homes away from home : Supported Accommodation Assistance Programme review /

by Chesterman, Colleen.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. 1988Description: 161 p.Other title: Final report of the National Review of the Supported.Notes: January 1988 Prepared for the Commonwealth, State and Teritory welfare ministers. 2 accompanying vol. catalogued separatelyAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Introduction : homelessness and children /

Publisher: 2008Availability: No items available

Out of the fire : domestic violence and homelessness. /

by New South Wales. Women's Refuge Resource Centre | Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre | Council to Homeless Persons.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Council to Homeless Persons 2001Description: 65 p.Notes: Out of the fire : domestic violence and homelessness is a joint publication of the NSW Women's Refuge Resource Centre, Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre and the Council to Homeless Persons Parity, vol.14, no. 2. March 2001 DVIRC Newsletter, Autumn edition, February 2001Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Where is the justice? : stories from behind closed doors /

by Vasseghi, Rosa.

Publisher: Kensington, Vic. Rosa Publications 2008Description: ix, 291 p. : ill. ; 21 cm + 1 sound disc (CD).Summary: This book portrays the suffering of many women and girls whose lives were destroyed by those who abused their power. Those who survive live with their memories every day, reliving the pain inflicted on them and the sense of powerlessness .Their very survival, however, challenges the aim to control and force submission by their persecutors. It is the strength of the survivors that we must celebrate.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Women alone ... : stepping forward : a report on homelessness experienced by lone women. /

by Horn, Michael | Hanover Welfare Services.

Publisher: South Melbourne Hanover Welfare Services 1995Description: 80 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Published with assistance from a Stegley Foundation grant.Summary: One of the key objectives of the report is to develop a greater understanding in the community of the complex nature of homelessness in general, and specifically to highlight the heterogeneity of homeless women using crisis services such as Hanover's. Despite increased awareness about the extent of violence against women, too little attention is paid to the homelessness experienced by women without dependent children.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Working for change : the movement against domestic violence. /

by Hopkins, Andrew | McGregor, Heather.

Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 1991Description: 150 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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