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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.



At the Centre

Western researchers looking into the effects of intimate-partner violence on employers are turning to the university community for help.

Intimate partner violence impacts us in many waysWestern University is leading the way with the first institutional survey in North America to measure the workplace costs of intimate partner violence.

All Western faculty, staff, post docs and graduate teaching assistants are being encouraged to participate in the survey. The survey will run November 25 and December 13, 2019 to coincide with an international campaign of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.

Survey responses are anonymous and will be kept strictly confidential. The survey is available online at and is mobile friendly.

While respondents are being asked to indicate which faculty or unit they work for, the results are anonymous and will not be attributed to individuals. Private space/computer is available in Room M16 located on the Mezzanine in Weldon Library.

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