Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

Human rights in Jamaica
Executive summary -- Tabled overview -- Overview. Location. Political background. -- The rights of the child. Application to JSH. -- Women's Rights. Prostitution. Reproductive rights. Spousal rights. Violence against women. Employment. -- Human rights. Homosexuality. -- Works cited., by Laura Rossiter. --, Includes: Final Research Report ; bibliography., Completed for: Marisa Kaczmarczyk at Jamaican Self-Help ; Supervising Professor: Nadine Changfoot, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project completion: April 2007., WMST 482:Community Research Placement., The purpose of this report is to demonstrate how the current social, economic, and political climate in Jamaica is related to the work of Jamaica Self-Help (JSH).
Research report on
This two-part final report is a review of theoretical literature on Violence Against Women and the Aftermath of Violence. Part One of the report will identify the definitions, nature and extent of violence against women in Canada, focusing on a broad-based analysis of the problem, and recognition of its multidimensional nature., 1. Gender-based violence: an introduction -- 2. Measuring gender-based violence: methodological tools -- 3. Spousal abuse: violence against women in intimate partnerships -- 4. Sexual violence -- 5. Theoretical perspectives on violence against women -- 6. Legal response to violence against women -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. Resisting violence: coping/survival strategies -- 9. The consequences and impacts of violence -- 10. Community-based responses to domestic violence -- 11. Community-based responses to sexual violence -- 12. Community-based responses: education and general interventions -- 13. Bibliography., by Nancy Courtney ; for Peterborough Social Planning Council. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 79)., WS/CS 481: Gender, Violence and Community Initiatives in Canada.

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