Ending Violence Blog

Via our award winning blog Battered Women’s Support Services provides education and advocacy as we work towards the elimination of violence.

31 Actions for Gender Justice: Action 14. Help a Loved One

March 14th Action 14. Help a Loved One You may think that talking to a friend or relative who is experiencing abuse doesn’t make a big difference, but it does. Be willing to listen without judging. Be supportive. Show and tell your loved one that you care and you’re...

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31 Actions for Gender Justice: Action 10. Support BWSS

31 Actions for Gender Justice: Action 10. Support BWSS

March 10th Action 10. Support BWSS In 1979, a determined team of women founded Battered Women’s Support Services to advocate for gender justice and fight to end violence against women. Today, 42 years later, BWSS is still standing up for women and fighting for women’s...

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31 Actions for Gender Justice: Action 9. Recommended Read

31 Actions for Gender Justice: Action 9. Recommended Read

March 9th Action 9. Recommended Read In 2008, a motion to recognize February as Black History Month in Canada was unanimously approved in the Senate. But the contributions of Black people in Canada dates back to the early 17th century when a free black person, Mathieu...

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