Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists: The Origins of the Womens Shelter Movement in Canada by Margo Goodhand
English | January 10th, 2018 | ISBN: 1552669998 | 162 Pages | EPUB | 1.40 MB
In the supposedly enlightened 60s and 70s, violence against women was widespread. It wasnt talked about, and women had few, if any, options to escape their abusers. Yet in 1973 with no statistics, no money and little public support five disparate groups of Canadian women quietly opened Canadas first battered womens shelters. Today, there are well over 600.