Although Peel Regional police reports show a decrease in domestic violence this year, the director of Family Services of Peel says that for every 20 reported cases, there are another 40 unreported cases.View More Police Reports Do Not Tell True Scale of Domestic Violence
Marginalized in community less likely to contact authorities despite intimate partner violence.View More Beaten and Almost Killed, Why Many Domestic Abuse Survivors Never Contact Police?
Inspired by Chilean mothers who fought against state violence, Canadian women are telling their stories of spousal violence through “Arpilleras” quilts.View More Using Chilean Political Art to Heal Pain of Domestic Violence
Lack of language skills, community support and cultural constraints prevent many immigrant and ethnic women from fleeing abusive relationships and seeking help. The most recent…View More Women Fleeing Abuse Need Culturally Specific Services