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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#HotelBluLove Hotel Blu Vancouver is sharing the LOVE throughout their hotel with unique messages of love and the Big Love Ball. If you post a photo on social media or repost a photo using the #hotelBLUlove Hotel Blu will donate $1 to Battered Women's Support...read more
We are pleased to announce two additions to our dynamic and committed team. Front line workers play a pivotal role in empowering and supporting survivors who decide to leave abusive intimate relationships. The Support Worker at BWSS provides direct services; systems...read more
“Just leave.” It’s the statement that many survivors of intimate partner violence hear over and over again. But living together, marriage, children, and shared finances are often huge reasons that people in abusive relationships stay. It also requires lots of time and...read more