What are the trends in self-reported spousal violence in Canada? - ARCHIVED

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Until 1993, police-reported statistics were the only national source of information on the nature and extent of spousal violence in Canada. However, it was generally recognized that relying on these data was limited because they only include incidents that come to the attention of the police. And given the 'hidden' nature of these incidents, spousal violence is an offence that is often not reported to the authorities

Issue Number: 2008001
Author(s): Brazeau, Robyn; Brzozowski, Jodi-Anne

Main Product: Matter of Fact

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