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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.


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

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Volunteer Recognition Event 2018

On March 7, 2018  we honoured the over 150 people who volunteer at BWSS through our various programs and services at our annual volunteer recognition dinner. Each year BWSS celebrates these wonderful women during the week of International Women’s Day. We celebrated 80...

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Why Commemorate International Women’s Day?

Why We Commemorate International Women’s Day You have probably seen a lot on social media about International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is being packaged and sold for a discount in the guise of empowerment and equity. This so called celebration of Women’s...

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BWSS Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

International Women's Day 2018 to be commemorated in a year that saw women from all walks of life rise up in protests, power building and advocacy over issues of equality and harassment. BWSS is proud to be part of engaged communities working for change as we continue...

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