Update — Violence Against Women in Canada: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

(Disponible en français : Mise à jour — La violence faite aux femmes au Canada : la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes) Every year on 6 December, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women provides an opportunity to reflect on how violence affects women in…

Violence Against Women in Canada: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

(Disponible en français: La violence faite aux femmes au Canada : la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes) Note: This publication was updated in December, 2017: Update — Violence Against Women in Canada: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women The National Day of Remembrance…

Source: RCMP, 2014. "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A National Operational Overview" http://ow.ly/JB6t3

National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

(Disponible en français : Table ronde nationale sur les femmes et jeunes filles autochtones disparues ou assassinées) Although Aboriginal women make up about 4% of the Canadian population, they represented 11% of missing women and 16% of female homicides between 1980 and 2012. Since the 1990s, several high-profile cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women…