A few facts about Gendered Violence in Ontario

Did you know…
  • In the CFUW Advocacy Survey done during the Spring 2018, violence against women and girls, women’s shelters and human trafficking were the top three local issues across Ontario.
  • Between Jan.1 and August 30,2018, 53 Ontario women had been killed.
  • 8 of those women were killed during the van attack of April 23rd. Two men were also killed during that attack.
  • In 2016, Statistics Canada reported read more ...

Here in Ontario, November is the month we focus on Gender-Based Violence. Nationally, we join the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence , (November 25 to December 10).

Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls is a CFUW National Initiative. Click here for more information.