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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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Some Women Can’t

You Can Just Walk Away, Some Women Can't. BWSS creates interactive TSA to simulate the experience of being trapped in an abusive relationship. One of the most violent times in an abusive relationship is when the woman tries to leave. In fact, in intimate partner...

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Fuse your Love for Fashion with Activism and Volunteer at My Sister’s Closet Pop-Up We are thrilled to announce that My Sister’s Closet boutique, BWSS’ eco-thrift fashion resale boutique beloved by Vancouver’s fashionistas and more, is opening a second...

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