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What needs to happen to create a safer community? What needs to happen to create a sense of meaningful justice and validation of women’s lived experience at the hands of their abusers? What needs to happen to build the capacity of each member of the community at large to say NO to acts of violence?Continue Reading →
February 11, 2016
Lanark County Interval House is saddened and outraged by the events in Almonte this morning.
This violent shooting leaves one local leader dead and his daughter gravely injured. We believe that this tragic incident is connected to domestic violence as the alleged shooter is understood to be the daughter’s former common law partner.
Our thoughts and prayers are extended to the families involved and the Almonte Community.
As the only dedicated anti-violence agency in Lanark County, we will remain vigilant ...Continue Reading →
On Friday afternoon, a small crowd gathered around a monument in Perth dedicated to the memory of murdered Lanark County women who have died since 1994.
The installation features a pile of rose quartz stones resting on a large flat rock. It is located near the Little Tay River in the Tay Basin.
Kat Watson spear-headed the project – over two years in the making. Watson, herself a survivor of abuse, told Lake 88 News, it was important to build the monument to ...Continue Reading →
From November 25th 2014 to November 24th 2015, OAITH has documented 35 Women who lost their lives as a result of Femicide. Since 1990 there have 692 women who have lost their lives. Our collection of Femicide in Ontario, as its reported on in the media, is only partial.
1. Zahra Abdille, 43. Toronto, November 29, 2014
Zahra Abdille, 43, and her two sons Faris Abdille, 13, and Zain Abdille, 8, were found dead inside of their apartment in Toronto on November ...Continue Reading →