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Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI National News

Across Canada, organizations providing services to women and children experiencing gender-based violence (GBV) are dealing with extraordinary circumstances as violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As public health measures are expanded to contain the spread of the virus, women experiencing violence find themselves isolated from the people who can help them, and demand for community-based support has increased as a result.

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