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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It's been nearly 30 years since the Montreal Massacre at École Polytechnique in 1989, when 14 women were killed at the school. The shooter yelled: "I hate feminists!" before he began shooting. In 2014, six people were shot and killed on a California university campus...read more
The Legal Services and Advocacy Program has opportunities for women law students to complete a volunteer-based legal internship at Battered Women’s Support Services. The responsibilities of the legal interns includes interviewing women, assessing and analyzing legal...read more
Since 2012, you and others like you have supported us through their participation in the Scotiabank Half-Marathon and 5K Charity Challenge. Over the last six years you have ran, walked and wheeled with BWSS in support of women and girls in our community and together...read more