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Gender-Based Violence

Learn about the federal strategy It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence and access information, resources and research related to gender-based violence.

Find out about the Gender-Based Violence Knowledge Centre’s Values, Vision and Mission


Complete a survey on your experience of the Gender-Based Violence online platform.

Services and information

Crisis helplines for those affected by gender-based violence

Find a crisis line in your area if you or someone you know is experiencing violence.

Resources for youth

Experiencing gender-based violence (GBV) and need help? Want to help prevent and stop GBV for others? Visit these resources for support and more information about GBV.

COVID-19 and gender-based violence

Find out how we are supporting individuals experiencing violence during COVID-19. Learn more about impacts COVID-19 has on gender-based violence.

What is gender-based violence?

Learn about gender-based violence, who it affects and how it’s defined.

Additional support services for those affected by gender-based violence

Find additional national, provincial and territorial resources for those affected by gender-based violence.

The Federal Gender-Based Violence Strategy

Read more about the funding breakdown and governance of the Strategy.

Funding opportunities

Access a list of funding opportunities for projects that focus on preventing and addressing gender-based violence.

Funded projects

Learn about the projects funded by the Government of Canada to prevent and address gender-based violence.

Federal resources and research

Search through a list of research products funded by the Government of Canada and resources from across the federal government that address gender-based violence.

Provincial and territorial resources

Access a geographical list of some of the provincial and territorial initiatives related to gender-based violence.

Post-secondary institutions

Learn about the Government of Canada’s efforts to prevent and address gender-based violence in post-secondary institutions.

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