93.44 per cent of women reported that they had been intimidated and received threats via technology (cell phones, texts, emails).
"Continued pressure for funding by Canadian Network of Shelters and Transition Houses (NWSTH) and labour unions has seen results. We must keep this momentum going into the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
“In fact, 76% of shelters have relied on food donations in the last six months to meet their needs." - Lise Martin, Executive Director of CNWSTH
On this December 6, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) recommits to its work toward ending violence against women and eliminating the conditions that allow violence to thrive.
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.