When our now-16-year-old grandson was 12, my partner and I took him on an adventure to Morocco. We had visited the country a couple of years earlier, loved it and vowed to return. In the meantime, a friend had moved Continue reading Costa Rica, here we come!
In the mid-1980s, domestic violence was still considered a private matter between a husband and wife, not something to be talked about in polite company or even to be closely regulated by the law. At that time, if a woman Continue reading TIme to revisit mandatory charging?
On November 25, 2015, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Dubravka Simonovic, called on all States to focus on gender-related killing of women by the creation of a “femicide Continue reading Just because they are women
Workers in Ontario’s shelters for women and children fleeing abuse have been providing support to women involved with family court for decades. Occasionally funded through short-term grants, sometimes with resources provided by community fund-raising and often just tacked on to Continue reading Family Court Support Workers: A largely unsung family court best practice