Spousal violence - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-224-X20040006982


Societal recognition of the problem of domestic violence has led to an overall shift in the criminal justice system's response to violence in spousal relationships, as well as the implementation of prevention and intervention initiatives at the community level over the past number of decades. Furthermore, research conducted by governments and academics has allowed us to gain a better understanding of the nature and extent of violence, the risk factors associated with spousal violence, and the characteristics of victims and offenders.

Issue Number: 2004000
Author(s): Brzozowski, Jodi-Anne
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PDFJuly 6, 2004