5 Ontario women have been killed by men in their lives in 2018 — and it’s only January

Global News – January 20, 2018 – by Maham Abedi

Five Ontario women have been killed in acts of intimate partner or domestic violence in 2018. And while that number is shocking, experts say it’s not entirely unusual.

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