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Sexual Abuse & 
Harassment Resources

Sexual Abuse and
Harassment Resources

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The Ontario Women's Directorate

Promoting women’s economic independence and fighting against gender-based violence, sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Help Guide
Domestic Violence and Abuse

Are you or someone you care about in an abusive relationship? Here’s how to recognize the signs of domestic abuse—physical, emotional, sexual, verbal, or financial—and get help.

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Project Respect

Everyone has a Right to Sexuality Without Violence

Project Respect brings together youth and adults to work together to create awareness and dialogue about sexualized violence by encouraging critical thinking about root causes such as gender expectations and stereotypes..

Signs of Abuse

Your partner Humiliates and yells at you.

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Sees you as property rather than a person, belittles and controls you.

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Criticizes you and puts you down. Blames you for their abusive behaviour.

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Treats you so badly you're embarrassed for friends and family to see.

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Hits You.
Hurts You.

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You do not need to face this crisis alone. Let us help.

If you are a woman suffering from
abuse and need
immediate assistance, call 911.

Crisis Help Line 24 hours a day / 7 days a week 519-371-1600
Toll Free 1-800-265-3722
Text contact 519-371-1600