Approximately every six days, a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner.
At least one in four women attending college or university in Canada will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate.
Sexual Violence at Canadian Universities
In 2014, there was a daily average of 7,969 women and children staying in shelters across Canada because it was not safe at home.
The rate of domestic violence is likely much higher than we know as 70% of spousal violence is not reported to the police.
Children who witness violence in their homes have twice the rate of psychiatric disorders as children from non-violent homes.
Canadian Women's Organization
Indigenous women and girls are 3 times more likely than non-indigenous women to report having been a victim of violent crime.
Ontario Native Women Association: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
Indigenous women are killed at six times the rate of non-indigenous women.
There are currently more than 1,200 Murdered or Missing Indigenous Women in Canada.