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Searching for Violence Prevention Resources



1.0 Bibliographic databases


1.2 Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)

1.3 The Violence Prevention Health Centre at the Canadian Health Network

1.4 National Clearinghouse on Family Violence Library Online

1.5 BC Institute Against Family Violence BCIFV Library Catalogue

1.6 Women's Human Rights Resources at Bora Laskin Law Library, University of Toronto

1.7 Additional bibliographic indexes

2.0 Journals and newsletters of interest

By Penney Kirby, Information Services Coordinator, Education Wife Assault (EWA) and Project Manager for EWA's involvement in the Canadian Health Network ( or 416-968-3422 X24). Education Wife Assault provides training, community consultation, publications and a resource library on the issue of woman abuse. Please contact Penney for more information

Helping Women Change Risk Behaviour. What Works?



A. The Project

B. The Findings

i. Critical Success Factor: Social Support for Behaviour Change

ii. Risk-Specific Strategies

iii. Recommendations for Healthy Public Policy

- submitted by Alexandra Cameron, Senior Policy Analyst, Women's Health Council Secretariat. In its report, the Ontario Women's Health Council makes a number of recommendations designed to improve the efficacy of health promotion/behaviour change programs for women -- based on the findings of the review. A full copy of the report is available at, or by calling (416) 327-8348.


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