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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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Together We Are Stronger

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...

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Take Action this International Women’s Day

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...

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Women’s History Month, Speaking Truth to Power

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...

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