BULLETIN - April 2022                       Issue No. 1 - Family Violence and Family Law Community of Practice Bulletin
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BULLETIN - April 2022 Issue No. 1 - Family Violence and Family Law Community of Practice Bulletin

10 December 2022

Summary

1 Family Violence and Family Law Community of Practice Bulletin About the FVFL Community of Practice With the support of our local community of practice, the FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children is actively engaging in research and knowledge mobilization as part of the Supporting the Health of Survivors of Family Violence in Family Law Proceedings project. [...] from (CCWS) Program Manager at the University and Facilitator and the University of British Columbia, Ending Violence Association of Founder of the Network to End and an M. [...] Graydon in relation to the interpretation of the child support provisions of the FLA apply equally to the interpretation of the family violence provisions in all Canadian family law legislation including the Divorce Act. [...] Principles in International Conventions, such as the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC), are part of Canada’s legal framework and help inform a contextual approach to the interpretation of both the general and the family violence and participation provisions of the Divorce Act and provincial family law legislation. [...] The UNCRC states that the “right of all children [under 18] to be heard and taken seriously constitutes one of the fundamental values of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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