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The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) is committed to the development and application of knowledge for the prevention of violence against women and children through promoting innovation, collaboration and equality.


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Welcome Dr. Katreena Scott. Dr. Katreena Scott joins Western’s Faculty of Education and CREVAWC

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Dr. Katreena Scott joined our Faculty as a Professor on July 1, 2020 – effective July 1, 2021 she will become the Academic Director at the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children. She can be contacted by email at .


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Congratulations to our very own Peter Jaffe has been named a Fellow of the The Royal Society of Canada (RSC)

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Peter Jaffe has more than 45 years of experience in research on domestic violence and its impact on women and children. Jaffe’s award-winning work, recognized by the Governor General of Canada, has had great impact on research, clinical practice, government policy and on the well-being of vulnerable community members in Canada and internationally.


Canadian researchers, community collaborators launch study to learn
from survivors and those left behind to enhance domestic homicide prevention