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


National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

Canada | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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


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


Violence Prevention Plan

Canada | 2006

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Newfoundland and Labrador: Taking Action against Violence Plan

Canada | 2006

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


New Brunswick: A Better World for Women Ii: Moving forward Action Plan

Canada | 2005 | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Ontario: Domestic Violence Action Plan

Canada | 2004

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Québec: Government Action Plan on Domestic Violence

Canada | 2004 | 2009

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Northwest Territories: Framework for Action on Family Violence

Canada | 2004

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

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.