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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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Earth Day 2018

This Earth Day, My Sister's Closet, eco-thrift boutique is making it easier for you to make the switch to thrift. On Sunday, April 22nd shop and receive 25% off or recycle by dropping off a clothing donation and receive 35% off on in store purchases! Earth Day hours...

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Prevention of Violence against Women Week 2018

For thousands of women and their children across Canada there is no “Home Sweet Home”. For Prevention of Violence against Women Week, April 15-21, 2018, Battered Women's Support Services presents "Home Sweet Home", a provocative video that poignantly confronts the...

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