Global Network of Women's Shelters - Global Network of Women's Shelters

  • 2014-2015 Global Shelter Data Count Report

    2014-15 GNWS Global Shelter Data Count report cover

    Thank you for saving my life.” GNWS's 6th annual Global Shelter Data Count Report highlights the critical work of women's shelters and shelter networks in helping women and children fleeing violence.  It also reflects the voices, courage and resilience of 53,230 women and 34,794 children who sought refuge and were helped by participating shelters in 46 countries on one day in 2014-2015. It reveals unique challenges faced by abused migrant and refugee women and innovative approaches that are working in women's shelters or in their ongoing work to end violence against women.

  • Shelter Voices: New Canadian survey shows a day in the life of Canada's shelters for women survivors of abuse

    Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses released its first annual survey SHELTER VOICES on the state of emergency shelters in Canada.  On one day, 242 shelters in Canada helped 4,178 women and 2,490 children.