Gender-based violence is about power and control. It ranges from verbal and emotional abuse, to sexual or physical assault, including homicide.
- Globally, violence again women is a serious epidemic, with 1 in 3 women experiencing physical or sexual violence in their lifetime.
- In Canada, a woman is killed by her intimate partner every 6 days.
- In our own community, Brantford has the highest rate in Ontario, and the 4th highest rate in Canada for victims of police-reported cases of intimate partner violence.
At Nova Vita, we are committed to offering help, hope, and healing to women and their families impacted by domestic violence and homelessness. But we can’t do it alone. Your help will make a difference by raising essential funds, raising awareness, and raising your voice to end domestic violence.