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Domestic Violence and Abuse
SIGNS OF ABUSE
Your partner humiliates and yells at you.
Sees you as property rather than a person, belittles and controls you.
Criticizes you and puts you down. Blames you for their abusive behaviour.
Treats you so badly you're embarrassed for friends and family to see.
WHAT THE DATA SHOWS
Every six days, a Canadian woman is killed by her intimate partner.
Fifty-nine percent of abused women delay leaving a violent relationship out of fear for their pet's safety.
On any given night, more than 6,000 Canadian women and children sleep in shelters because home is not safe.
Children who witness
violence at home are twice as likely to experience psychiatric disorders as kids from non-violent homes.
Average number of women and children who seek emergency shelter every year.
Average number of residential stays every month.
of calls to our
24/7 support line every month.
of women we provide counselling for
Contact The Women’s Centre Grey Bruce Crisis Line
@ 519-371-1600 or Toll Free @ 1-800-265-3722
Let the staff know that you intend to leave an abusive situation and ask for support in safety planning.
A Safety Plan focuses on the things you can do in advance to be better prepared in case you have to leave an abusive situation. If you are in immediate danger call 911 and leave immediately.
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