Published Articles and Papers Presented
Torture victimization-child to adult: Flashbacks and connection with First Responders, Family and Initimate Partner Violence, 6(3), 2014, 47-56.
Torture victimization-child to adult: Flashbacks and connection with First Responders, Part II. (2012). Sexual Assault Report, 15(6), 83-84, 86, 94.
Torture victimization-child to adult: Flashbacks and connection with First Responders, Part I. (2012). Sexual Assault Report, 15(5), 65-66, 68, 72-74.
Due Diligence Obligations: Non-State Torture of Women/Girls in the So-Called Private Sphere--A Canadian and Multi-Country Perspective, paper submitted to Ms. Rashida Manjoo Special Rapporteur on violence against women for her study on the "Due Diligence Obligations to Address Violence Against Women".
Canada: Non-state torture (NST) girls & guns. (2011, October). IANSA Women`s Network Bulletin, 26, 3.
Non-State Torture—Specifically Sexualized Non-State Torture—Inflicted in the Private/Domestic Sphere against Girls/Women: An Emerging “Harmful Practice” (2011). Expert paper presented to the United Nations Joint CEDAW-CRC Committee General Recommendation/Comment on Harmful Practices.
Torture in the Private Sphere: Patriarchal Misogyny Expressed as "False Memory".(2011, July). Rain and Thunder,5, 11-13. Available: www.rainandthunder.org
Sexualized Torture in the Domestic/Private Sphere and 'Body Talk': A Human Rights and Relational Feminist Paradigm. Paper presented at the Sexual Violence Conference, September 8th, 2011, Middlesex University, London, UK. Here is the full conference program and local news article Hendon newspaper.
Spillover Torture from the Military/Warring Sphere: Making Visible a Silenced Human Rights Violation and Victimized Persons' 'body talk'. Paper presented at the Canadian Peace Research Association (CPRA) 2011 Conference and Annual General Council Meeting, June 2-4. CPRA Conference is part of the 2011 Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, Canada.
Canada: Torturers, Guns and Bullets. (2010, April). iansa Women's Network, Bulletin, 22.
MacDonald. (2010). My feminist walk. In M. Anderse (Ed.). Feminist Journeys Voies Féministes (pp. 228-231). Ottawa: Feminist History Society.
Sarson, J. (2010). Misogyny seeping from his pores. In M. Anderse (Ed.). Feminist Journeys Voies Féministes (pp. 297-299). Ottawa: Feminist History Society.
Torture in the Domestic Sphere from a Relational Feminist Perspective. ((2010, Spring). Rain and Thunder, 46, 27-28. Contact http://www.rainandthunder.org/backissues.html
Torturing by Non-State Actors Invisibilized, A Patriarchal Divide and Spillover Violence from the Military Sphere into the Domestic Sphere. (2009 Winter). Peace Studies Journal, 2(2), 16-38.
Defining Torture by Non-State Actors in the Canadian Private Sphere. (2009, Winter). A Biannual Publication of the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT), First Light, 29-33.
Behavioural Harms: Enforced and Survival Tactics in Ritual Abuse-Torture Victimization Best practice: Connecting the dots – A walk through a violent like-minded 'co-culture. A paper presented at the Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists "Setting Sail: Best Practices for the Next Decade" 31st SALIS Conference, May 8, 2009, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Ritual Abuse-Torture Within Families/Groups. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. (2008). 16(4), 419–438. For an abstract of this paper see Women's UN Report Network (WUNRN) http://www.wunrn.com/news/2008/12_08/12_15_08/121508_ritual.htm
The Emerging Issue of Ritual Abuse-Torture: Feoticide and Infanticide in the Private Sphere of Family and Guardian Relationships. (2007). Booklet presented to the Working Group on the Girl Child of the NGO Committee on the Status of Women - Geneva (CONGO).
The 'invisible' abusers, 'non-state actor' torturers, and human traffickers.(2006, February 27). Paper presented at the panel "Human Trafficking in the 21st Century" during United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, February 27-March 10, 2006.
Ritual abuse-torture in families. (2007). In N. Ali Jackson (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence (pp. 603-610). Routledge.
Ritual Abuse Torturers: Joining the Horde of Ancient Contemporary Enslavers and Human Traffickers. (2005, November 14). Paper presented at "Children in Slavery -- The 21st Century" Summit, Gaston Hall, Healy Building Georgetown University Campus, Washington, D.C.
Ritual abuse-torture (RAT). (2006, August). The Chorus, 6-7. Published by Voices In Action, Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ritual abuse/torture: Identifying a crime of horror. (2005). RCMP Gazette, 67(1), 32-33. In French, La violence et la torture rituelles.
Relationships: A Truro-Boston Connection. (2004). In R. Moore (Ed.), Survivors' Lullaby Giving Witness from Boston to the Clergy Sex Abuse Crimes (pp. 38-49). Published by Ruth Moore.
The Garden Party: (2003/2004, Winter). mkzine, 1(2), 43-45. Reproduced with the permission of mkzine, 2004.
Empowerment: Partnerships in Participatory Research, Activism, and Healing. (2004). Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Ritual Abuse, Secretive Organizations and Mind Control Conference, August 6-8, 2004, Windsor Locks, CT, U.S.
Research-discussion Presentation Identifying Human Rights Violations: Ritual Abuse-Torture and The Risks to the Effective Anti-Violence Carer Presentation. (2003, August 8-10). Transcripts from a presentation at The Sixth Annual Ritual Abuse, Secretive Organizations and Mind Control Conference (S.M.A.R.T.), August 8-10, 2003, Windsor Locks, CT, U.S.
Pamphlets and Fact Sheets
- Childism and Misopais (and corrections)
- Human Trafficking & Ritual Abuse-Torture
- ? Is Canada a Torture Free Zone?
- Misopedic Fact Sheet
- Ritual Abuse-Torture and Acts of Killing
- Ritual Abuse-Torture: Defining and Sharing Information
- Ritual Abuse-Torture Exiting and Intergrating
- Ritual Abuse-Torture and Human-Animal Violence
- Ritual Abuse-Torture: Necrophilism and Horrification
- Ritual Abuse-Torture: The Power of Naming
- Ritual Abuse-Torture: Sharing Information & Self-Caring Solutions
- Stalking Criminal Harrassment Pamphlet
- Torture Free Zone Fact Sheet
- Torture in Families
References related to Relational Assessments
Blog Writings on Other Sites
Please Take My Hand: Stepping into the Reality of Victims of Non-State Actor Torture Submission to violence is not our culture - a Blog series on culture, human rights and gender-based violence!
Our Writings: Women's Stories Harmed by "Religious" Men and Women
Jeanne, Rev. Laurie Ramsey, (St. John Anglican Church, Truro), Janet Perry, (Colchester East Hants Regional Library) and Linda. St. John Anglican Church donated a copy of the Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence to the Colchester East Hants Regional Library. Our chapter, Ritual Abuse-Torture in Families, is included in this Encyclopedia.