Canadian studies resources

Violence and Accessibility: Increasing Safety for Women with Disabilities On Campus

This document records the stories of 17 women with disAbilities who experienced violence while they were students, and women with disAbilities who did not experience violence and their suggestions...

The Gap in the Gender Gap: Violence Against Women in Canada

This study finds that progress on ending violence against women in Canada is stalled by the absence of a coherent national policy and consistent information about the levels of that violence. The...

Measuring violence against women: Statistical trends (Stats Canada)

Foreword: For the past three decades, Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for the Status of Women have shared a common vision to end violence against women in all its forms....

An Estimation of the Economic Impact of Spousal Violence in Canada 2009 (Department of Justice)

Executive Summary This report provides an estimate of the economic impact of spousal violence that occurred in Canada in 2009. Spousal violence is a widespread and unfortunate social reality that...

Measuring Violence Against Women, Statistical Trends 2006

A report by the Canadian government on violence against women with extensive statistics, trends and data on the forms and patterns of woman abuse.

Forced Marriage National Survey - South Asian Legal Clinic Of Ontario

For the past several years, the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) has been spearheading the Forced Marriage Project focusing on the addressing the myriad of social, political and legal...

Government of Canada's National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

The Government of Canada's National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking proposes strategies that will better support organizations providing assistance to victims and helps to protect foreign...

MOVING WOMEN OUT OF VIOLENCE: A Fact Sheet by The Canadian Women's Foundation

MOVING WOMEN OUT OF VIOLENCE: A Fact Sheet by The Canadian Women's Foundation Since crime rates in Canada are falling, is violence against women still a serious problem? On average, every six days a...

Shifting Public Policy Direction: Gender-Focused versus Bi-Directional Intimate Partner Violence

In the fall of 2007, the Domestic Violence Advisory Council, which consisted of 14 members with expertise on violence against women, was established to provide advice on improving the existing system...

Study on the Experiences of Abused Women in the Family Courts in Eight Regions in Ontario

In the fall of 2007, the Domestic Violence Advisory Council, which consisted of 14 members with expertise on violence against women, was established to provide advice on improving the existing system...