More people need to talk about brain injuries from intimate partner violence, say advocates
Our Executive Director Nneka discusses the correlation between brain injuries and IPV with CBC.
Nneka MacGregor, a co-founder and executive director for Women’s Centre for Social Justice, started the non-profit when she found there weren’t enough resources for women survivors of gender-based violence, including herself.
She said intimate partner violence remains hidden behind closed residential doors and seen as a “private matter between the couple,” she said. “Trying to raise awareness about the lived experiences of survivors navigating intimate partner violence, it’s a huge challenge, because many in society don’t want to think about it, they don’t want to talk about it,” MacGregor told Shauna Powers, host of CBC’s Saskatchewan Weekend..