Being Safer: A Guide for Women with Intellectual Challenges

There are laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. The Canadian Charter ofRights and Freedoms says everyone in Canada has the right to live, be free and be safe.Canada signed an agreement with other countries called the UN Convention on the Rightsof Persons with Disabilities. This agreement says every woman with a disability…

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Planning Ahead and Staying Safe: A Guide for Indigenous Seniors

Many Island families experience abuse or violence at home. Anyone can be a victim of abuse, but seniors, and Indigenous seniors especially, can be the most vulnerable. Often, a person is abused by someone they know well, like a family member, friend, or caregiver. Planning ahead means planning for a time when you may be…

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Family Violence and the Law

As of March 1st, 2021, there were significant changes to family law on PEI. Some of the information on this page may be out of date. It will be reviewed soon. The Family Violence and the Law publication is updated and has been reviewed by experts. This publication outlines the laws that protect victims of…

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Court Orders for Your Protection

As of March 1st, 2021, there were significant changes to family law on PEI. Some of the information on this page may be out of date. It will be updated soon. The Court Orders for Your Protection publication has been reviewed by experts and is up to date. This booklet will explain some court orders…

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