What is gender-based violence?
What is Gender-based violence?
Intimate Partner Violence is an intentional pattern of behaviors to establish and maintain power and control over a person’s thoughts, beliefs, conduct and how they live their life.
Intimate relationships include those between opposite-sex and same-sex partners.
These relationships vary in duration and legal formality and include current and former dating, common-law and married couples
The following are suggestions NOT recommendations on how to navigate such situations.
ALWAYS CALL 911 IF YOUR SAFETY IS AT RISK.
The following information is adapted from the Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre Peer Support Handbook