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Gender-Based Violence

Learn about the Government of Canada’s actions to end gender-based violence and find funding, resources and research on the topic.

Services and information

What is gender-based violence?

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

Support services

Find support for those affected by gender-based violence, including information on helplines, shelters and health services across the country.

Provincial and territorial resources

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

Federal action on gender-based violence

Find out what actions the government is taking to address gender-based violence.

Intergovernmental collaboration

Learn about federal, provincial, territorial, and Indigenous collaboration to address gender-based violence, including the National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence.

Research on gender-based violence

Consult a list of research projects on gender-based violence funded by the Government of Canada.

Funded projects

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

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

From November 25 to December 10, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence are a time to both reflect on violence against women and to take action to end it.

Equality in Action

Read stories from community-based organizations that are working to create a more equitable and inclusive Canada.

“It’s Not Just”: Youth awareness campaign

It’s not just locker room talk. It’s not just a bad day. “It’s Not Just” is a national campaign created to increase awareness of how gender-based violence (GBV) affects youth. Learn how GBV impacts youth and find resources to get help.

Agreements on the National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence

Learn more about the bilateral agreements with provinces and territories for implementation of the National Action Plan.


National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence

Read the National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence which lays out the vision for a Canada free of gender-based violence that supports victims, survivors, and their families, no matter where they live.

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