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Domestic Violence Information

  • Women are more vulnerable to being assaulted in their intimate relationships

  • Domestic abuse is rarely an isolated incident and will increase in severity over time

  • Domestic abuse causes serious and sometimes even permanent damage to the victim

  • Victims of abuse are vulnerable to self-destructive behaviours

  • Indigenous women are killed at six times the rate of non-indigenous women

  • 6000 plus women and children across Canada, sleep in shelters on any given night because it isn’t safe at home

  • A woman in Canada is killed by her former or current intimate partner every six days

  • In 2019, in Ontario, a woman or child was killed every 11 days by a man known to them

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