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Awareness and Remembrance

Lessons Learned from the Nova Scotia Mass Casualty

June 06, 2023
In this event, panelists from the Commission and community in Nova Scotia come together to discuss the contributing and contextual factors, ...

Emerging Issues In the News

In solidarity with Iran

November 21, 2022
CREVAWC stands with the women of Iran in their fight to exercise bodily autonomy and the upholding of their basic human rights.

Emerging Issues

Recognizing Critical Expertise: A Knowledge and Skills Framework for Intimate Partner Violence Specialists

June 15, 2022
Working alongside 70+ partners from across all provinces and territories, and with significant input from survivors, CREVAWC developed a report ...

Emerging Issues

Pilot study finds IPV victims lose 1 month of productivity per year

June 14, 2022
Researchers from Western Social Science and CREVAWC conducted the first survey in North America to measure the economic costs of intimate partner ...

Personal Stories

Sharon Scrimshaw (1954-2022)

June 05, 2022
On June 2, 2022, the community lost a dear friend and fierce advocate. We’re deeply privileged to have known Sharon Scrimshaw and share this ...

Emerging Issues

Centre position on gig work

March 04, 2022
Gig work, largely unregulated, has put workers at greater risk of exploitation – of their time, their wages, and their rights. Under the ...

In the News

Protecting children from domestic violence: It takes the whole community

December 15, 2021
The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children has launched a lecture series to honour Peter Jaffe, a ...

Emerging Issues Young Adults Staying Safe

New sexual consent posters on campus from Neighbours, Friends and Families

October 27, 2021
Take a look at these posters from Neighbours, Friends and Families on sexual consent.

Staying Safe Young Adults In the News

Fear of being blamed, distrust among reasons women don't report sex assaults: experts

September 17, 2021
In the face of multiple social media claims of sexual violence during Western University’s orientation week, there is an explanation why a ...

Staying Safe In the News

Western University launches task force on sexual violence as students plan walkout

September 16, 2021
Amid a provincial demand that colleges and universities update their sexual violence reporting policies, Western University in London, Ont., is ...

In the News

Public Health Agency of Canada announces support for new project

November 25, 2020
The Public Health Agency of Canada has announced more than $3.4 million to support three initiatives aimed at preventing family violence and ...

In the News

‘Perfect storm’: Growing calls to address domestic violence during coronavirus

November 25, 2020
Women facing a spike in domestic violence in Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic need more support from the government and provincial ...

In the News

Intimate Partner Violence and COVID-19

November 20, 2020
This article in the Journal of Family Violence examines the impact of COVID-19 on rates of domestic violence in rural, remote, and northern ...

In the News

Welcome Dr. Katreena Scott!

November 13, 2020
Dr. Katreena Scott joined our Faculty as a Professor on July 1, 2020 – effective July 1, 2021

In the News

Peter Jaffe has been named a Fellow of the The Royal Society of Canada (RSC)

September 08, 2020
Peter Jaffe has more than 45 years of experience in research on domestic violence and its impact on women and children.

Personal Stories

Nora Shanahan (1943-2020)

June 26, 2020
We mourn the death of Nora Shanahan who was the administrative officer for our Centre in the early years of its development

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