Types of violence and abuse
Information on different types of violence and abuse.
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Understand how to recognize violence between family members or people in intimate partner relationships.
Learn about types of child abuse, the signs and symptoms, prevention, and how to help a child and report abuse.
Get facts on financial abuse of elderly persons. Know the signs and how to protect yourself.
Find facts on elder abuse, the signs and symptoms and how to protect yourself.
Find out how to tell if someone in an intimate relationship is being abused by their partner.
Be informed about dating violence and its warning signs. Know what to do to make it stop and how to be a friend to someone who is being abused.
Explore the forms of sexual abuse and the special laws that protect children.
Find out about physical abuse and the types of acts that are crimes in Canada.
Learn about emotional or psychological abuse and which forms are crimes in Canada.
Know about stalking and what you can do if you are being stalked.
Find information on how to recognize and prevent bullying. Also learn about bullying prevention programs.
Learn about cyberbullying and what you can do about it as a parent or teenager.
Understand workplace violence, its different forms, warning signs and how to prevent it.
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