On average, every six days, a woman is killed by her intimate partner in Canada.
Social isolation measures have created new barriers in supporting victims. Further identifying gaps within the system, in particular to marginalized individuals. Whether it’s intimate partner abuse, sexual exploitation or assault, cyberviolence, or stalking, it’s an issue that impacts all of us.
While all individuals are at risk, some face much higher levels of violence such as (but not limited to): Indigenous women, young women, individuals with disabilities, 2SLGBTQI+ people, and individuals living in rural/remote areas.