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How Common is Woman Abuse?
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.
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