Research Centres on VAW

Canadian Research Centres on Violence Against Women

The FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children – Vancouver – committed to participatory action research, focused specifically on violence against women and children, and works in the interests of the community to end this violence


RESOLVE: Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse – Alberta – a tri-prairie research network that co-ordinates and supports research aimed at ending violence, especially violence involving girls and women


RESOLVE: Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse – Saskatchewan – a tri-prairie research network that co-ordinates and supports research aimed at ending violence, especially violence involving girls and women


RESOLVE: Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse – Manitoba – a tri-prairie research network that co-ordinates and supports research aimed at ending violence, especially violence involving girls and women


The Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women and Children – London – established in response to a federal study on the problem of violence against women, triggered by the 1989 murder of 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montreal


Le centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la violence familiale et la violence faite aux femmes (CRI–VIFF) – Montreal – contribuer à l’avancement des connaissances sur la violence familiale et la violence faite aux femmes


Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research – New Brunswick – conduct and encourage practice and policy-relevant research on family violence and violence against women and children