The purpose of this site is to provide plain language information about the law to victims of violence in intimate relationships and their supporters. Willownet provides legal information that may help you if you are experiencing violence in a relationship. The site has information that is helpful on: facts about abuse, effects of relationship violence, what the law says about abuse, leaving the relationship safely (safety plan), taking your kids with you, pets, Protective Orders (EPOs, QBPOs) and going to court. The site also provides links to other family violence resources.
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Persistent and unwanted sexual advances (ranging from invasion of personal space to inappropriate remarks or touching to sexual assault), typically in the workplace, where the consequences of refusing are potentially very disadvantageous to the victim.
CLERC offers legal advice, information, referrals and services to children and youth.The Legal Topics section of their website offers answers to some common questions asked by youth regarding their legal rights. Lawyers at CLERC provide representation to young people 19 years of age and under who have nowhere else to turn for legal support.
REACH is Edmonton's Council for Safe Communities. REACH is a community-based organization working to mobilize and coordinate organizations, community groups and Edmontonians to find innovative solutions to prevention and community safety.
This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Includes information about: Sexual Harassment In General; What Should The Victim Of Sexual Harassment Do? Legal Remedies; Suggestions For The Employer. This resource is also available for download as a PDF.
This resource from Alberta Learning Information Services discusses sexual harassment; what it is, some of its possible forms, consequences and impacts on the victim, as well as some courses of action you can take if you are experiencing sexual harassment.
These interactive products are from METRAC Action on Violence. RePlay: Finding Zoe addresses healthy relationships; What It Is quiz game focuses on sexual violence; and Not Your Baby helps with responses to sexual harassment. They may be played online or downloaded to cell phones.