There is help
Do not be ashamed or embarrassed to ask for help.
You are NOT to blame
Your partner may be angry or under stress but these are not excuses for violence. It is not your fault.
You are NOT the only one
Canadian born, immigrant, and refugee women share this problem. It happens to many women of all ages, religions, cultural backgrounds and incomes.
Nobody has the right to hurt you
Although people may tell you that it is your duty to obey your partner and stay with him/her, all forms of woman abuse is wrong.
It usually will NOT get better
Partners who are violent usually do not change. The abuse may get worse over time.
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