domestic violence

One in four women experience domestic violence before age 50

Published: 24 March 2022

Over one in four women (or 27 per cent) experience intimate partner violence before the age of 50, according to a worldwide analysis led by researchers from McGill University and the World Health...

Indian Federalism and Violence Against Women: A Complex Web of Power Relationships | Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism

Published: 27 January 2022

June 2020 | Feminist scholars, including Network member Priscyll Anctil Avoine, debate the impact of state architectures on women’s movements, partisan organizations and policy advocacy using...

Expert: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women | November 25

Published: 24 November 2021

Every year, from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to December 10 (World Human Rights Day), Canadians observe the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender...

Researcher to address gender based violence with Government of Canada grant

Published: 12 August 2021

On August 6, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development announced agreements that will see almost $200 million over two years flow to...

Domestic violence deters contraception

Published: 31 March 2015

Domestic violence takes many forms. The control of a woman’s reproductive choices by her partner is one of them. A major study published in PLOS One, led by McGill PhD student Lauren Maxwell,...

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