In March 2014 our team received funding from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to create an international network of researchers, domestic violence experts, social and labour organizations, and employers to conduct research and mobilize knowledge about the impacts of domestic violence in the workplace.

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What's New

Study investigates effects of domestic violence on workplaces – by asking perpetrators

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 11:25

Researchers at the Western University and the University of Toronto released a new study today, taking an unconventional approach to understanding the significant effects of domestic violence in the workplace. By seeking the views of the perpetrators of violence, the study found that domestic violence perpetration, like victimization, has costs to the workplace in terms of worker safety and productivity and that most employers lack adequate resources to help perpetrators deal with the issue.

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Impact of DV at Work Infographic

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 13:32

Playing Our Part: Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 14:12

This is a significant development!