Statistics and Facts on Violence Against Women and Girls in Canada

Overview 

Violence against anyone is unacceptable. Violence experienced by women, however, particularly intimate
partner violence and sexual assault, represents a unique aspect of the wider social problem of violence, and requires specific attention and solutions. The following provide some facts and statistics dealing with violence.

Fact Sheets - Introduction to Measuring Violence Against Women: Statistical Trends

This report marks the third time the FPT Status of Women Forum has worked with Statistics Canada to add to the body of evidence on gender-based violence. The report is intended to inform governments, non-governmental organizations, service providers, academics, researchers and all others working to eliminate violence against women and girls.  

Assessing Violence Against Women: A Statistical Profile

This document is intended to be studied by governments, equality-seeking women’s organizations, other
non-governmental organizations, academics and those involved in the policy process. It is hoped that a wide range of audiences will find these preliminary indicators useful in maintaining awareness of the need to prevent violence in our society.

Fact Sheets - Violence Against Girls

This fact sheet provides an overview of key statistical data included in Measuring violence against women:
Statistical trends (2013).  Violence Against Girls - Key Facts

Fact Sheets - Violence Against Women in Canada 

This fact sheet provides an overview of key statistical data included in Measuring violence against women:
Statistical trends (2013).  Violence Against Women - Key Facts

Fact Sheets - Violence Against Women in Canada's Territories

This fact sheet provides an overview of key statistical data included in Measuring violence against women:
Statistical trends (2013).  Violence against Women in Canada’s Territories - Key Facts 

Fact Sheets - Violence Against Aboriginal Women

This fact sheet provides an overview of key statistical data included in Measuring violence against women:
Statistical trends (2013).  Violence against Aboriginal Women - Key Facts 

Fact Sheets - Sexual Violence

This fact sheet provides an overview of key statistical data included in Measuring violence against women:
Statistical trends (2013).  Sexual Violence - Key Facts 

Fact Sheets - Intimate Partner and Spousal Abuse 

This fact sheet provides an overview of key statistical data included in Measuring violence against women:
Statistical trends (2013).  Intimate Partner and Spousal Violence - Key Facts 

 

Published date: 
June 22, 2017
Finance

General Inquiries

PEI Interministerial Women's Secretariat
3rd Floor Sullivan Building,
16 Fitzroy Street,
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6494

iws@gov.pe.ca