Wherever women have acted against resource extraction, ecological destruction, threat of atomic annihilation they become aware of the connection between patriarchal violence against women, other people and the earth.
For women, there is no separation between production and reproduction, land and life, resistance and survival.
It’s why we help women who are in immediate danger by funding more than 455 women’s shelters across Canada. Although more up-to-date data would be preferable, no recent Statistics Canada survey has asked women about their life-time experience of violence. Function=get Survey&SDDS=3896&Item_Id=1712 Since publication, this report has been archived by Statistics Canada but the Canadian Women’s Foundation has a hard copy.
We also help women to rebuild their lives after escaping violence, and fund counselling for children who have witnessed violence to help them heal and prevent them from becoming victims or abusers themselves.  Homicide in Canada, 2014, Statistics Canada, Table 6.
This fact sheet answers some frequently asked questions about violence against women in Canada, with a focus on domestic violence. In 2014, 67 women were killed by their intimate partners; this number divided by 365 days in the year comes out to 5.4.
See The Facts About Sexual Assault and Harassment for more information on those forms of violence against women. Since crime rates in Canada are falling, is violence against women still a serious problem? Isn't there less domestic violence now than in the past? Available: Shelters for Abused Women in Canada, 2014, Statistics Canada, Available at:
This analysis will, first, examine how drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) are able to obtain and maintain power within the state system.
That’s why we invest in violence prevention programs that teach teens how to create safe and healthy relationships. Aren't men just as likely to be victims as women? If a woman is being abused, why doesn't she just leave the relationship?  The Violence Against Women Survey, Statistics Canada, 1993.
OPDV Spring 2017 Bulletin The OPDV spring 2017 bulletin focuses on sexual assault awareness and prevention.
Highlights include our feature article, “Sexual Assault: A Legal Perspective,” and a Q&A with a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.
Finally, policy implications will be offered that could increase cooperation in pursuit of a North American solution to the security threats arising from drug trafficking. Washington’s post-9/11 policies have intended to harden the border by increasing funding and technology, but by increasing the amount of cross-border trade, NAFTA inadvertently reduced transaction costs and potential risks for the DTOs.
The economic success that DTOs have acquired largely stems from their ability to supply to U. domestic drug demand, but their operations do extend worldwide.