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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In commemoration and celebration, BWSS collaborated and participated in events during the week of International Women's Day 2019. Here is a look at some of the amazing events, bringing community together for the advancement of gender equity! Every day, our over 150...read more
Support women's access to justice and family law this International Women's Day. Learn about the barriers to women's access to justice in the legal system. It is commonly known that violence escalates when a woman decides to separate from her...read more
Like many of you, we watched MP Jody Wilson-Raybould testify at a hearing of the Commons justice committee and we were riveted and grateful for her and all women who take personal risks to confront power in their every day lives, in their communities and...read more