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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Québec’s Second Action Plan on Domestic Violence

Canada | 2012 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Multi-Year Domestic Violence Prevention Strategy

Canada | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Gender Equality Policy

Canada | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls


Manitoba: Enforcement of Canadian Judgments Act

Canada | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Manitoba: Winnipeg Family Violence Probation Unit

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Yukon: Violence Against Women Statistics Committee

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


New Brunswick: Funds for Transition Housing

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Ontario: Provincial Conference on Domestic Violence Communities Working Together to End Violence against Women

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Ontario: Domestic Violence Advisory Council

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Public Health Agency of Canada: Family Violence Prevention Unit

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(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.