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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Report on Family Violence Cases

Canada | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Report Measuring Violence against Women Statistical Trends

Canada | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Status Report Safety and Security of Vulnerable Women in British Columbia

Canada | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Local Safety Audit Guide To Prevent Trafficking in Persons and related Exploitation

Canada | 2013

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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


Family Violence Prevention Program

Canada | 2012 | 2015

Type of Measure : Prevention > Community mobilization, Budgets > Government allocation, Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Multi-Year Domestic Violence Prevention Strategy

Canada | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Evaluation of the Family Violence Prevention Program

Canada | 2012

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Prevention

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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


Article 153 of the Criminal Code of Canada Criminalization of Sexual Explotation

Canada | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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.