Woman Abuse and PEI Justice System Research Team

Team coordinator:

Kirstin A. Lund, Settlements Inc

Team members:

  • Rona Brown, Family Violence Consultant, Province of PEI
  • Joanne Ings, Executive Director, Transition House Association
  • Ellie Reddin, Policy Advisor, Office of the Attorney General Jean Mitchell, Dept.of Sociology & Anthropology, UPEI

This Team has completed the analysis and report of interviews done in 1999 with twenty-one women who had left abusive relationships. The interviews focused on their experiences within the justice system. The report has been printed and distributed.  The Team has completed the work of creating short (1-2 pages) handouts on specific aspects of family violence, highlighting the PEI women's stories. To receive a copy of the Team’s research report entitled: herStory of Woman Abuse and PEI Justice System, please contact the Centre or you may want to download the document by clicking on report.