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Health care sector"s response to woman abuse

Canada. Health and Welfare Canada. Family Violence Prevention Division.

Health care sector"s response to woman abuse

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Published by Heatlh and Welfare Canada, Family Violence Prevention Division., 1994. in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abused Women -- Canada -- Medical care.,
  • Women"s health services -- Canada -- Abused women.

  • Edition Notes

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    Statementby Louise Hanvey and Dianne Kinnon.
    ContributionsHanvey, Louise., Kinnon, Dianne.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. 28 cm.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22112057M


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Washington, D.C. ISBN 92 75 X “Listen to the voices of these women and girls telling their stories. They are askingFile Size: 1MB. The health care sector's response to woman abuse: a discussion paper for the Family Violence Prevention Division, Health Canada Author: Louise Hanvey ; Dianne Kinnon ; National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (Canada) ; Canada.

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