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Wife Assault - Research, Public Awareness & Education - 1982

Category:LEGISLATION
Sub-Category:SOCIAL - ABUSED WOMEN & CHILDREN/PORNOGRAPHY
Resolution Number:100.41.7
Club:Toronto
Year: 1982
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:1992(100.41.18)
2004 (100.80.24)
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario urge the Government of Ontario:
a)to fund research on the extent and cause of wife assault, using standardized reporting and definitions of these terms;
b)to fund research into the methods of prevention, including the effectiveness of the Court system in dealing with wife assault, with a view to establishing preventive and educational programs directed at the intervention, control and elimination of this social problem;
c)to encourage school boards to include the subject of wife assault in appropriate curricula for students and in the professional development of staff; and
d)to ensure that school boards in Ontario implement existing Ministry of Education policies on sex-role stereotyping.

 

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