Gender-based violence


50% of Canadian women experience violence in their lifetime.

Over 60% of Canadians know a woman who has experienced some form of violence.


Every 6 days a woman is killed by an intimate partner

1 in 3 women experience sexual violence

Indigenous women are 6x more likely to be killed than non-Indigenous women. There are over 1,181 cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls according to the RCMP. According to the Minister of the Status of Women the number is closer to 4,000 cases

60% of women with disabilities experience some form of violence in their lifetime

Source: Canadian Women's Foundation