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Toronto, ON – May 2, 2016 – Amidst several high-profile sexual assault cases over the past year that challenged the credibility of women that report sexual assault, a new study from the Canadian Women’s Foundation reveals that two-thirds of Canadians (67%) believe the majority of sexual assault claims are true.
Toronto, ON – May 5, 2015 – A new study from the Canadian Women’s Foundation, which launched its annual May-long Campaign to End Violence, reveals that while almost all Canadians (96%) agree that sexual activity between partners should be consensual, two-thirds of Canadians (67%) do not understand what it means.
Toronto, ON – November 19, 2014 – A new study from the Canadian Women’s Foundation finds that having a mentor in your youth is a strong driver of confidence in adulthood. Among those women that cited having low self-confidence (32%), close to three-quarters (72%) believe that they would be more confident now if they had a mentor in their youth.
New PSA campaign from the Canadian Women’s Foundation shines a light on the issue of sex trafficking in Canada
July 7, 2014 – A new advertising campaign from the Canadian Women’s Foundation is bringing attention to the issue of sex trafficking in Canada. The campaign, entitled “Donate Your Voice”, launched today in print, radio, outdoor, TV and digital across Canada. The campaign shares the stories of girls who have been forced into sex trafficking in Canada, by using the voices and faces of every day Canadians.
April 30, 2014 – A new study from the Canadian Women’s Foundation reveals that 1 in 4 Canadians have tried to help a friend leave an abusive partner. Violence against women is prevalent in Canadian society, with women at higher risk of violent victimization by someone they know, like an intimate partner.
April 14, 2014 – The Canadian Women’s Foundation has launched its 10th Annual Campaign to End Violence Against Women. Conducted in partnership with WINNERS, HomeSense and Rogers Media, the initiative raises funds to support more than 445 shelters for abused women and their children, as well as community violence prevention programs that help break the cycle of violence.