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This publication aims to describe Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS), a 21st Century anti-violence organization for women. BWSS is very proud of its strong roots in the feminist and women’s movements of the late 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s, and of the new directions it is taking in its work with women.
This documentary profiles the Ojibway community of Hollow Water on the shores of Lake Winnipeg as they deal with an epidemic of sexual abuse in their midst. The Manitoba justice system was unsuccessful in ending the cycle of abuse, so the community brought the offenders home to face justice in a community healing and sentencing circle. Based on traditional practices, this unique model of justice reunites families and heals both victims and offenders.
This toolkit is for frontline providers to respond to growing number of women who are being arrested for allegedly perpetrating domestic violence against their partners. These arrests are occurring despite the fact that in all cases the women were in relationships where they were being abused by their partners.