"Ottawa city council declares intimate partner violence an #epidemic with 37% of #women in #OttawaValley experiencing it. What can we do? Speak out, support survivors, and hold abusers accountable. Let's work towards a safer community for all.
Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton [Women's shelter]"
"Ottawa [Ontario] has 12,000 people on the waitlist for affordable housing. Last year, Interval House, a centre for abused women and children, had to turn away 940 women who were seeking safe shelter."