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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Stamina.My counsellor at BWSS told me I needed stamina to get to the end. BWSS was integral to supporting me to lean on a village, to lend me their belief when I didn’t believe in myself. They gave me fuel when I had none. They gave me tools to cope and to manage what...read more
Our Crisis line doesn’t get answered without the help of volunteers. Do you see yourself ready to make a difference by working directly with survivors of violence? Join our volunteer team!After completing an intensive 12 week training program, volunteers answer our...read more
“Running reminds you that even in your weakest moments, you are strong.”~ unknown Recently I was introduced to BWSS, Battered Women’s Support Services and all the work they do. I have even begun volunteering at their social enterprise eco-thrift store My Sister's...read more