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A survey of survivors of sexual violence in three Canadian cities / : Enquête menée auprès de survivantes de violence sexuelle dans trois villes canadiennes

2015

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You are asked to: exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced; indicate both the complete title of the materials reproduced, as well as the author organization; and indicate that the reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and that the reproduction has not been produced in affiliation with or with the endorsement of t [...] In addition, survivors were asked about a number of elements related to the criminal justice system, including about how they learn about the criminal justice system and their confidence in the justice system, and sought suggestions on how the justice system can better meet the needs of survivors of sexual violence. [...] The suggestions reflected three overarching themes: making survivors feel safe and comfortable; providing survivors with information and education on sexual violence and on the criminal justice; and changing various aspects of the criminal justice system as a whole (e.g., providing more timely processing, balancing the treatment of the survivor and the offender). [...] In addition to the questions about disclosure of third party records, this study also asked survivors about their confidence in the criminal justice system, how they obtain information about the justice system, and sought suggestions on how to improve understanding of the criminal justice system and how the justice system can better meet the needs of survivors of sexual violence. [...] The remainder of the 5 As females are predominantly the survivors of sexual offences, the research team wanted the sample to reflect the gendered representation of survivors of such offences by approaching centres who primarily served female survivors.

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health crime criminal justice sexual violence behavioural sciences criminal law justice law law enforcement victim trauma anxiety child sexual abuse abuse drug victims court crime, law and justice assault judiciary clinical psychology victimization coping (psychology) abnormal psychology sexual assault sexual abuse victims

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