Gender persecution the top reason women seek asylum in Canada

Halyna Holovata used to dread the days her husband would return to their home in western Ukraine after long stints working abroad. He would beat and verbally abuse her, and sometimes their two children, she said. On several occasions she was so badly injured she had to be hospitalized.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/asylum-seekers-data-gender-persecution-1.4506245

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