First Meeting for Ontario’s Roundtable on Violence Against Women

First Meeting for Ontario’s Roundtable on Violence Against Women

Quick Facts

One in three women will experience some form of sexual assault in her lifetime. In three-quarters of sexual assaults the woman knows her attacker.

Sexual assault victimization rates are five times higher for women under the age of 35.

Women represent 83 per cent of victims of domestic violence.

Domestic violence is significantly under-reported, less than one-third of incidents are reported to the police, and many victims are victimized multiple times.

Source: Newsroom : First Meeting for Ontario’s Roundtable on Violence Against Women