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Recent Ending Violence Blog Posts

SISTERZ

SISTERZ

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Girls and Women in Canada continues as a national tragedy. Battered Women’s Support Services works at community and systemic levels to address the root causes of the violence. To that end we have collaborated with the community video project “SISTERZ” to raise more awareness. “SISTERZ” tells of the frustrations of families…

The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2015

The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2015

Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives: The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2015. This study ranks Canada’s 25 largest cities based on the gaps in how women are faring in five significant areas: • Economic security (measured by gender gaps in employment, the likelihood of living in poverty and pay) •…

The Violence Stops Here – Continued Commitment To Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Women

The Violence Stops Here – Continued Commitment To Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Women

  Women from around the world leave violence in their home countries to come to Canada. Arriving in Canada they often face discrimination and isolation, afraid to report violence usually in fear of further victimization and/or deportation. This fear of deportation, even though they may have the right to remain in Canada, often comes from…