Violence Against Women & Girls

#Callitfemicide: Understanding gender-related killings of women and girls in Canada 2019 – Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability (2019)

A year in review 2017-2018: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence – Status of Women Canada/ Department for Women and Gender Equality (2018)

Breaking the Cycle of Abuse and Closing the Housing Gap: Second Stage Shelters in Canada – Women’s Shelters Canada (2020)

COVID-19 & Gender-Based Violence in Canada: Key Issues and Recommendations – VAW Learning Network (2020)

Cyberstalking in Canada – Statistics Canada (2017)

Fact Sheet: Moving Women Out of Violence – Canadian Women’s Foundation (2018)

GBV Knowledge Centre- Provincial & Territorial Resources – Status of Women Canada (2021)

Infographic: Violence against women – Facts everyone should know – UN Women (2017)

Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence – Routledge (2017)

Police-reported Family violence in Canada, 2021 – Statistics Canada (2021)

Resetting Normal: Funding a Thriving Women’s Sector – Canadian Women’s Foundation (2020)

Resetting Normal: Systemic Gender-Based Violence and the Pandemic – Canadian Women’s Foundation (2020)

Shelter Voices: The Impact of COVID-19 on VAW Shelters and Transition Houses – Women’s Shelters Canada (2020)

Surviving Abuse And Building Resilience—a Study Of Canada’s Systems Of Shelters And Transition Houses Serving Women And Children Affected By Violence – House of Commons (2019)

The Lives of Girls and Young Women in the Time of COVID-19 – Girlhood Studies (2020)

Fact sheet: Intimate partner violence – Government of Canada (2022)

Useful Websites

The Learning Network

The Women’s Shelters Canada resource page

If you are in immediate danger, call your local police or dial 9-1-1

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