Principal Investigator:Cooke, Lani Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this two year project are to understand the needs of Northwest Territories (NWT) women who have experienced sexual assaults; to develop a protocol among NWT service providers to better respond to sexual violence against women; and, to develop an NWT pilot project that provides services, possibly located at two shelters, incorporating the knowledge of northern women, service provi...
Principal Investigator:Hampton, Mary Licenced Year(s):
This study will:
1. integrate several sources of data to create an action plan that maps the socio-spatial problem of intimate partner violence;
2. create narratives describing community response in rural and northern areas of the Prairie Provinces and the NWT; and,
3. generate a grounded theory as a practical tool to create and sustain non-violent communities in these regions of Canada.
Principal Investigator:Irngaut, Katharine Licenced Year(s):
For the Survey Component, Pauktuutit seeks to gather data that will guide the development of tools and resources that will engage Inuit men and boys and will reduce the levels of violence prevalent in Inuit communities. The survey will seek to gauge Inuit attitudes about gender roles, about different forms of violence, and the types of information and services that will resonate among Inuit. Inter...
Principal Investigator:Kuokkanen, Rauna Licenced Year(s):
The project focuses on two primary goals which are to:
1. Provide a gendered account of indigenous self-determination. This includes (1) mapping the gender power dynamics of the existing self-governance institutions, cultures and discourses, and (2) identifying how collective and individual forms of self-determination are conceptualized, articulated and negotiated by various groups and individual...
Principal Investigator:Hall, Rebecca J Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research is to analyze the way women's labor in Yellowknife (both paid and unpaid labor, including care for children and family members) has changed as a result of diamond mining. Related, it will explore the way relations within families may or may not have shifted, and the ways the nature of violence against women in Yellowknife may or may not have shifted as a result of th...
Principal Investigator:Little, Lois M. Licenced Year(s):
The objective of research is:
Collect inclusive community feedback on service gaps and better response procedures throughout the community of Yellowknife.
Increase awareness of family violence issues, preventions, and response procedures.
Build community partnerships among agencies and departments responding to family violence.
Develop an integrated response to family violence by service p...
Principal Investigator:Adkins, Gary Licenced Year(s):
The Territorial Government has stated that it would like to see zero tolerance towards violence in the family and that there should be more input from youth in regards to their feelings on what affects them. Teens in Sir John Franklin and St. Patrick High Schools will be asked to participate in a questionnaire on abuse. This information will be used to assess the issues that teens face. This st...
Principal Investigator:Orozco, Maria Eugenia Licenced Year(s):
In liaison with the Baffin Regional Agvvik Society, the researcher will investigate the context of violence and the meanings and interpretations that women and men attach to these events. Additional research as to the historical rate of incidence of this phenomenon will also be examined....