Abuse of Older Women: Canada

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7th June 2012, Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (CA)

The Standing Committee on the Status of Women, House of Commons, Canada, held 8 meetings on abuse of older women, and received testimony from 30 witnesses. Key themes that emerged during
these hearings focussed on increasing awareness, the forms of abuse, and preventing and
responding to abuse of older women. Throughout the hearings, the Committee learned of
promising practices that have been developed by a range of sectors. Each of these themes
is addressed in greater detail in this report. Read the report here