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May 1, 2020

We’re All in This Together when Men Stop Hurting Women

When the social isolation orders began in Canada, we knew women would die. We expected that the rate of women killed by a current or former intimate partner would increase, as it had in other countries. But we never expected what happened in Nova Scotia. We couldn’t predict that another disgruntled straight white man with access to a gun would assault his partner at the start of a bloody rampage that would become Canada’s deadliest modern mass murder. At the same time, we shouldn’t have been so shocked. The massacre in Nova Scotia last weekend became Canada’s deadliest. The second and third deadliest also began with an act of misogyny...
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