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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1 in 5 women make their first disclosure of violence in an intimate relationship to their general practitioner. In B.C., an average of 232 women per year are admitted to a B.C. hospital for severe injuries from intimate partner violence. Violence against girls and...read more
We are pleased to share tickets are available now for Options for Sexual Health and Battered Women Support Services presentation and world premiere of 'Her Story (In Three Parts) by Camille Hollett-French. Join us on International Women's Day, March 8 2019, at the...read more
This year at the Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN), we continue to participate in February 14 Women’s Memorial March events to remember and honor missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual,...read more