8 record(s) found with the tag "violence" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Improving NWT Community Response to Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls
Principal Investigator: Cooke, Lani
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: 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...


Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence
Principal Investigator: Hampton, Mary
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: 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. The...


Engaging Men and Boys in Reducing Violence Against Women and Girls
Principal Investigator: Irngaut, Katharine
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: 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...


Gendering Self-Determination: Comparing Indigenous Women in Canada, Greenland and the Nordic Countries
Principal Investigator: Kuokkanen, Rauna
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: 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...


Diamonds are Forever: an anti-colonial, feminist approach to diamond mining in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: 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...


Family Violence Protocol Development and Toolkit
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: 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...


NWT Teen Perspectives on Social Issues
Principal Investigator: Adkins, Gary
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: 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...


Conjugal Violence and the Inuit of Baffin Island, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Orozco, Maria Eugenia
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1991
Summary: 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....


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