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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Saskatchewan: Family Violence Outreach Services

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Nova Scotia: Housing Assistance

Canada | 2008

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Funding for the Muriel Mcqueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Canada | 2008

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Canada's Treatment Programs for Men who Abuse their Partners Directory

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Nunavut: Transition Housing and Safe Homes

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Alberta: Provincial Policing Standard on Domestic Violence

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Prince Edward Island: Social Housing Policy

Canada | 2008

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Funding of Conferences on Violence against Women in Afghanistan

Canada | 2008

Type of Measure : Budgets > External funds

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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


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


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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.