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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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


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


Alberta: Income Support Program

Canada | 2008

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

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


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


British Columbia: Transition And Priority Housing

Canada | 2007

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Ontario: Special Priority Policy

Canada | 2007

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Manitoba: Priority Housing Protocol

Canada | 2005

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Funding for Violence against Women Program

Canada | 2004 | 2007

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


(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.