Alison Cunningham

Alison Cunningham

First Name: 
Alison
Last Name: 
Cunningham
Organization name: 
Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System
Role: 
Director of Research & Planning

Challenge Entries

Jan 22, 2010 / 0 Comments / in Abuse & violence, Child care, Child protection, Women's issues

Domestic violence is a growing arround the world. The main direct victims are woman an children. Most of the organizations, professionals, support groups, etc. working on this issue focused on gender and how to empower women to stop the abuse situations, but they don't pay much attention on a key part as woman and parents, the relationship and protection of their children.

Mar 28, 2007 / 0 Comments / in

UNICEF estimates that 275 million children live with violence against their mothers. Consequences for children are now well documented. A topic drawing less attention is how being a victim of domestic violence may affect a women as a mother. Parenting Tips for Mothers who Survived Woman Abuse is a research-informed parenting support system for children exposed to domestic violence embedded in a comprehensive, multi-faceted and accessible training initiative for helpers. Helping women as mothers is among the best ways to help children.