Preventing Abuse

Most people, including men, care about the wellbeing of their mothers, grandmothers, sisters, wives, daughters, partners and friends. Yet many of us will witness at least one example of someone acting in a derogatory, degrading, abusive or violent way toward another person.

How would you respond? Would you dismiss a derogatory comment or joke as "harmless"? Would you know what to do if you were to witness a physical or sexual assault? Would you know how to offer help? Would you know when to call the police? Learn to recognize the signs of abuse and know what you can do to help make Canada a safer place for all women and girls.