In Ontario, Woman Abuse Prevention Month occurs in November. It brings awareness towards gender-based violence issues against women and seeks out solutions to ensure their safety and protection of their rights. As the end of year approaches, we revisit this topic and ask you: how much did you learn this year about this topic?
Take our quiz below to test your knowledge and even learn something new - a first step towards building change!
Ending gender-based violence directed towards women is necessary to allow the development of women’s rights and protect vulnerable individuals from harm. Violence at home can affect women in their workplace which can threaten their economic security. For more information, check out our breakdown of how gender-based violence is a public health crisis affecting women, and also check out some startling facts from Canada’s Women Foundation!