In the early 1970s, domestic violence was still a problem with no name — a private reality for many women, but not an issue considered the business of government or police. It was in this setting that a group of young feminists set about opening the first shelter for abused women and children in Canada.
The following are details of a French-only training session offered on June 1.
CBC News has been investigating insurance companies denying claims for cases involving domestic violence. A Toronto MPP has introduced a private member’s bill aimed at forcing insurers to pay out claims for cases involving domestic violence, after a CBC News investigation into the matter.
If you’re a woman who’s experiencing domestic violence and in the process of going through the family court system, you can get free help from a family court support worker.