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"On May 12, 1982, when the problem of wife
battering was raised in the House of Commons as a serious and widespread reality suffered by one
out of ten Canadian women, laughter echoed through the House."
- Linda MacLeod
After the Laughter, the Work Continues...
For more information,
Institute Against Family Violence was established in 1989
as a private, non-profit organization.
vision is of a province and a society without family violence
where individuals, families and communities are caring, respectful
of our vision, the Institute's mission is to support, co-ordinate
and initiate research and education programs which promote
the elimination of violence in all families.
works to eliminate emotional abuse, psychological abuse,
neglect, financial exploitation, destruction of property,
injury to pets, physical assault, sexual assault and homicide
in relationships of family, trust or dependency.
works to eliminate victimization of all family members,
particularly those who are more vulnerable than others because
of their gender, sex, race, ethnicity, religion, physical
condition, developmental capacity, mental health, age, sexual
orientation, socio/economic status or related condition.
carries out its work by undertaking research and disseminating
the results through education for the identified client
works to facilitate and co-ordinate interaction among various
community, university and government agencies.
publishes information and educational resources as well as
provides library services through the BCIFV Resource Centre.
Call us if you are interested in visiting our office and/or
viewing our materials.
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page last updated December 19, 2016.
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