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Battered Women’s Support Services takes action to end violence against women and girls.
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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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Fashion Forward for Summer with My Sister’s Closet

Update your wardrobe with one-of-a-kind finds at My Sister's Closet, eco-thrift boutique and social enterprise at Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS). As advocates of zero waste, eco-fashion and the thrift movement, My Sister's Closet has a beautiful range of new...

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This Mother’s Day, Give the Gift of Safety

Battered Women’s Support Services responds to over 11,000 requests for services annually. Many women who experience violence are mothers. As many as 1 in 4 women experience physical and/or sexual violence during pregnancy which increases the likelihood of having a...

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BWSS Passing of the Quilt Celebration

On May 9, 2018, Battered Women's Support Services hosted a very special evening for a passing of the quilt celebration at My Sister's Closet (MSC). MSC social enterprise of BWSS, received a generous donation of fabric and worked with a team of quilters led by Bobbie...

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