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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Article 279 of the Criminal Code of Canada (Criminalization of Trafficking of Persons under 18 years of age and adults)

Canada | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


CoCompendium of Promising Practices to Reduce Violence and Increase Safety of Aboriginal Women in Canada

Canada | 2012

Type of Measure : Services > Mapping of all services

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Action Plan on Women Peace and Security

Canada | 2011 | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Federal Investments on Housing for Victims of Violence

Canada | 2011 | 2013

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation, Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation, Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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


Gender Equality Action Plan

Canada | 2010 | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Domestic Violence Action Plan

Canada | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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


General Social Survey on Victimization

Canada | 2009

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile

Canada | 2009

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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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.