Posts Tagged: Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children

Root social causes of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) explored at Western-led event

October 3, 2019

The Learning Network at Western University’s Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) is holding a Knowledge Exchange to address how oppressions shape diverse experiences…

Western Education to launch major training program on sexual violence disclosure

February 20, 2019

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) at Western University’s Faculty of Education has co-developed a free and accessible online training program that helps…

New report on domestic violence documents 418 cases of domestic homicide involving 476 victims in Canada from 2010-2015

December 6, 2018

A new report from the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is a painful reminder that domestic violence is a major social, criminal and public health issue…

International expert examines the corporate costs of domestic violence

October 2, 2018

An internationally renowned expert who specializes in the business costs of domestic violence will deliver two talks locally on Wednesday, October 3. Aristides Vara-Horna is the Director of the Research…

Researchers identify and examine risk factors for domestic homicide 

October 17, 2017

Eighty per cent of domestic homicides are preceded by at least seven risk factors that were known to someone close to them, says new national research co-led by Western experts….

National initiative led by Western examines risk factors for vulnerable populations

September 15, 2015

Intimate partner violence accounts for 26 per cent of all violent crimes in Canada; in 2012, they represented 20 per cent of all homicides. While researchers have recently identified risk…