What you can do in your community to make a

  • Learn more about violence against women and its impact on women in your community: read articles, listen to radio programs, watch TV documentaries, attend community events about abused women.
  • Volunteer at an organization that works with and for abused women. Provide transportation, raise funds, donate clothing, offer your time.
  • Practice and support relationships of respect, co-operation and equal partnerships in families. Challenge relationships that are built on power and control over women and children.
  • Work with others in your community to develop more and better services for abused women and their children - support groups, crisis fines, emergency shelters.
Material prepared by Denham Gillespie Associates, Social Work Consultants.
In partnership with:
Canadian Heritage
Health Canada
Department of Justice Canada
Status of Women Canada
Human Resources Development Canada
National Defence
Royal Canadian Mounted Police