On average, every week a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner.
More than a third of all women worldwide – 35.6% – will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.
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Forty years later, BWSS remains committed to ending gender-based violence through our direct services, education and training, advocacy and push for institutional and systemic reform. Our 40th year is a time for reflection, commemoration and acknowledgement of the...read more
The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau. P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada, Ottawa May 8, 2019 Dear Prime Minister: Re: Women refugees at risk from changes to refugee rights in Budget Bill We are writing to speak out against the clawback of the human rights of refugees...read more
For 40 years BWSS has provided a safe, welcoming space for trans/women and femmes who have experienced gender based violence. Let's raise $40,000 in the Scotiabank Half-Marathon and 5K in support of the work that happens every day at BWSS. Join the...read more