"Lack of availability of safe and affordable housing is a major barrier for women fleeing violence." — Lise Martin, Executive Director of Women's Shelters Canada
“We want women to know that they are not alone, that help is available 24-hours a day,” said Lise Martin, Executive Director of the Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses.
"Violence against women and children costs Canadian society more than $7 billion a year. You would think those savings would be a huge impetus to make the changes, especially from a government that boasts about its management of the economy." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
Survey highlights the voices of women survivors and their children and the voices of front-line shelter workers who are incredible change agents within their communities.