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Domestic Violence

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Do you have any doubts?


  • You don't feel good in your relationship.

  • You feel like you are walking on eggshells, that you are never up to it and that everything is always your fault.

  • You put a lot of energy into making sure everything is going well, so that your partner does not get angry.

  • You feel like he's watching and controlling you.

  • He gives you fits of jealousy, insults you, denigrates you. He threatens you, intimidates you and claims that you are a bad wife and even a bad mother.

  • You are not sure whether it is violence that you are experiencing.

  • You feel lonely and isolated and you wish you could talk to someone in a confidential manner.

  • You don't know if you should leave the house.

  • You wonder if this is the right thing to do.

  • You feel guilty and you live with shame.


Know that you are not alone and that there is help available for you. You can phone SOS violence conjugale, go to a CLSC local community service center or a women's center.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

In an emergency, dial 9-1-1 for the police, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Violence, whether physical, verbal, psychological, economic, sexual or spiritual, is unacceptable, intolerable and unjustifiable.


However, if you need more information, don't hesitate to seek help. We must break the silence.

Definition of domestic violence

The United Nations defines violence against women as “all acts of violence directed against the female sex, and causing or likely to cause physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including the threat of such acts. , coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether in public or private life. ” (Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, UN General Assembly Resolution 48/104)

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