the silent issue

Most women don’t tell anyone when their partner hits them the first time, or even the second or third time. Last year, more than 100,000 Canadian women and children fled their homes and spent time in shelters for abused women. But studies show that most people trapped in abusive relationships will never come forward. For that reason, family violence is often called the silent issue. Read more.

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Freelance writer, editor and photographer
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