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Warning Signs of Abuse:

  • they put you down
     
  • they threaten you
     
  • they call you names
     
  • they control your finances
     
  • they are extremely jealous, possessive or controlling
     
  • they make you feel badly about yourself
     
  • they tell you how to dress, who you can /cannot see
     
  • they refuse to care for you
     
  • they threaten to /or do injure your pets or other animals

It is not your fault.

Facts:

  • there are approximatelty 40,000 arrests for domestic violence in Canada per year (Canadian Centre of Justice Statistics, 2009)
  • on average, every 6 days a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner (Candian Women's Foundation, Statistics Canada, 2009)
  • half of all women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16 (Statistics Canada, 2009)