Believe in a world where gender violence is history

This Women’s Month people like you, from all over Canada, are giving anything they can to prove how unstoppable we are when we work together.

This Women’s Month join the Circle of Strength

The Circle of Strength is a passionate and determined group of changemakers on a mission to end gender-based violence in our lifetime.

Believe in a world where gender violence is history

Please give what you can and prove how unstoppable we are when we work together.

 

#SafetyChangesEverything

Home Sweet Home

Every week a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner.

For thousands of women and their children across Canada there is no “Home Sweet Home”. Five children in every Canadian school classroom have witnessed their mother being assaulted by their father-figure.

You Can Just Walk Away, Some Women Can’t

Please, Don’t Walk Away.

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25th 2018 was also the first day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Battered Women’s Support Services asked you to please, don’t walk away, give the gift of safety.

 

#DontWalkAway
More than a third of all women worldwide – 35.6% – will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.

 

We are working to change that. Here’s how:

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Violence Prevention and Intervention Training Program 

Violence Prevention and Intervention Training Program 

Help End Gender-Based Violence Through This Life-Changing Program BWSS Violence Prevention and Intervention training program is offered to self-identified women who want to obtain the necessary skills to volunteer within our direct services program. Through this...

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Beautiful Rage

Beautiful Rage

BWSS Black Women’s Program Presents: Spring Workshop Series   Beautiful Rage, A Workshop for Black Women  Beautiful Rage is a workshop about Anger. And learning to understand The Value of My Anger and The Value of Myself. To exist in black flesh, and carry the...

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Black Women in Canada and the Black Women’s Program at BWSS

Black Women in Canada and the Black Women’s Program at BWSS

By Angela Marie MacDougall   As Black people on Turtle Island, we often talk about being “stolen people on stolen land” in recognition of the complicated relationship Africans have with colonization, these lands, and nation-states including Canada. The experiences of...

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