You Have the Right to Live Free From Abuse brochure

Addresses signs of an abusive relationship and barriers for women leaving abuse.

Available as a free download or you can order printed copies. Also available in French.

Opening text: “Forty-five percent of women assaulted by a male partner suffered physical injury. Injuries included bruising, cuts, scratches, burns, broken bones, fractures, internal injuries and miscarriages. It happens to all women of all income and education levels, of all religions and races. In Canada, four out of five people murdered by their spouses are women murdered by men.”

Released: 2005

Length: 6 pages

Language: English and French

Reprinted with support from the Government of Ontario