Category Archives: Resources

The Living-Room makes recommendations of books, links to other sites, events, people, etc.

Free Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Some of you may have already heard, but yesterday the Ministry of the Attorney General announced that in Ottawa, Toronto and Thunder Bay, the province of Ontario will be piloting  a new program for survivors of sexual assault. This program allows … Continue reading

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Links to helpful web sites

1.  This organization was created by Mariska Hargitay who plays Olivia on the popular TV show called Law and Order Special Victims Unit.  She has taken the essence of the show, which is based on stories of rape and … Continue reading

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Forbidden Grief

Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion by Theresa Burke. Chapter Twelve is entitled “Sexual Abuse and Abortion.”

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Restoring The Shattered Self

Restoring the Shattered Self by Heather Davediuk Gingrich. This is a book for certified counselors, the clergy and students of social work or women’s studies with a goal towards counseling and as she points out, those who have the courage … Continue reading

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Helpful Links

Joyful Hearts Foundation [Reason for including it] Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre

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