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How Common is Woman Abuse? 

1 in 8 woman is abused each year by their husband or partner.

1 in 4 women in Canada will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. 68.5% of these women are assaulted by men they know.

62% of reported assaults against women take place in the home.

40% of wife assault incidents begin during the woman's first pregnancy.

Every year, on average, 2 women per week are killed by their partners.

42% of women with disabilities have been or are in abusive situations .

An estimated one half of wife assault incidents are not reported

Wife Abuse Is A Crime

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