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November is Family Violence Prevention Month. It’s a time to raise awareness of available resources and supports so that we can work together to end family violence and build healthier relationships in our communities.
This year to help raise awareness, our staff made cupcakes topped with purple icing and family violence statistics to distribute to employees across the agency.
Cupcakes made by Terra staff to raise awareness internally about Family Violence Prevention Month.
The Government of Alberta defines family violence as an abuse of power in a family or other trusting relationship where people rely on each other. When someone experiences family violence, their well-being, security and survival are threatened.
Statistics Canada’s ‘Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile, 2017’ indicates that:
If you or someone you know is affected by family violence, there are resources to help and people who care. Talk to someone you trust—breaking the silence is the first step.
Find more information on the following Government of Alberta webpages: Family Violence Prevention Month and What is Family Violence?.
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