Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :Official National Statistics Not Available

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 1 % (1)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :18 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :35 (3)

Canada Search Data

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Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

Canada | 2010

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls


Québec:Action Plan on Sexual Abuse

Canada | 2008 | 2013

Type of Measure : Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Ontario - Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin - I Am A Kind Man Program

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Prevention > Working with men and boys, Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Measuring Violence against Women: a Statistical Profile

Canada | 2006

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Stalking


Supporting Projects Abroad

Canada | 2006

Type of Measure : Budgets > External funds

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Policy Forum on Aboriginal Women and Violence: Building Safe and Healthy Communities

Canada | 2006

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Québec:The Act to Insert Article 1974.1 in the Civil Code

Canada | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Yukon: Three-Year Awareness-Raising Campaign

Canada | 2005

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Ontario: Training Initiatives

Canada | 2005

Type of Measure : Health > Training, Justice > Training, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Sisters in Spirit Initiative

Canada | 2005 | 2010

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


1 - 10 of 23 Results

(1) Proportion of currently-partnered women aged over 15 years experiencing physical and/or sexual violence by current partner in the last 12 months. Source: Statistics Canada, 2011. Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile. Catalogue no. 85-224-X. Ottawa


(2) The Gender Inequality Index is a composite measure reflecting inequality between women and men in three different dimensions: reproductive health (maternal mortality ratio and adolescent birth rate), empowerment (share of parliamentary seats held by women and share of population with at least some secondary education), and labour market participation (labour force participation rate). Source: United Nations Development Programme, Human Development Report 2016.


(3) The Global Gender Gap Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education and health criteria. Source: World Economic Forum, the Global Gender Gap Report 2016.