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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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 - 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


Ontario: EqualityRules Campaign

Canada | 2006

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner 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


Canada-Brazil Technology Transfer Fund Support for the White Ribbon Campaign in Brazil

Canada | 2005 | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner 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


Northwest Territories: Multi-Media Materials Regarding Protection against Family Violence Act

Canada | 2005 | 2006

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Sisters in Spirit initiative

Canada | 2005 | 2010

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Special Violence Prevention Fund for Aboriginal women and children

Canada | 2005

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Nova Scotia: Making Changes: A Book for Women in Abusive Relationship

Canada | 2003

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


1 - 10 of 11 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.