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Over the past five years, just over 1 Million Canadians are victims of intimate partner violence (IPV). Roughly half of these are still within the relationship in which the violence occurred. IPV affects both genders equally, however females tend to be more physically and sexually victimized, and more likely to leave the abusive relationship.