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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We are pleased to announce two additions to our dynamic and committed team. Front line workers play a pivotal role in empowering and supporting survivors who decide to leave abusive intimate relationships. The Support Worker at BWSS provides direct services; systems...read more
“Just leave.” It’s the statement that many survivors of intimate partner violence hear over and over again. But living together, marriage, children, and shared finances are often huge reasons that people in abusive relationships stay. It also requires lots of time and...read more
As part of BWSS ongoing commitment to inclusivity, we are happy to share that we are updating our website to include dedicated information, statistics, and safety resources for trans and non-binary survivors of violence, which will go live next week! We also recognize...read more