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Sexual Violence Facts and Research

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s First Sexual Violence Strategy

Acting Together against Cyberbullying, Bullying, and Sexual Violence

Acting Together against Cyberbullying, Bullying, and Sexual Violence Fact Sheet

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres (NS)(contact info for community sexual assault centres across Nova Scotia)

Help for Assaulted Women - Settlement Roadmap (crisis lines, treatment centres, shelters, counselling, support groups)

Antigonish Women's Resource Centre (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program)

Avalon Centre (counselling, legal education & professional training, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner’s Program



Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (information, statistics, myths and realities)

After Silence (survivor support group, message board & chat room)

Recovery Canada (forums for survivors of childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault)

Kids Help Phone - Sexual Assault (info booth, forums, related links, games)

Women Against Violence Against Women (Canadian sexual assault statistics)

Sexuality and U - sexual assault (information, prevention tips, what to do if it happens)

Personal safety plans

How to help a friend who has been sexually assaulted


New Brunswick

End Violence Against Women and Girls(crisis lines, counselling, shelters, legal support)

Provincial Strategy on Sexual Assault Services

Government of New Brunswick (fact sheet)


Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (counselling services, public education)



Newfoundland & Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre(services, resources, education)



Province of Quebec - Sexual Assault (how to help a survivor, duty to report)



Changing Attitudes, Changing Lives Ontario’s Sexual Violence Action Plan March 2011

Developing a Response to Sexual Violence:  A Resource Guide For Ontario’s Colleges and Universities

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (resources, definitions, links, sexual violence myths)

Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (statistics)

Toronto Police (sexual assault survivor's guide)

Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis (information, safety plans, public education)

Sexual Assault Care (FAQs, reporting tips, survivor support)



Sexual Assault Crisis Program (information, counselling services)


Saskatoon Sexual Assault Centre (information, guides, statistics)



Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (resources & information, fact sheet, Involving Men)


British Columbia

Victim's Info (fact sheet, reporting tips, victim resources)



Yukon Women's Directorate (finding help after an assault)


Northwest Territories

Department of Justice (sexual assault information booklet)

Department of Justice (sexual assault information booklet for teens)



Settlement Roadmap (crisis lines, sexual assault treatment centres, shelters, counselling services)



Sexual Assault in Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Municipality

Fact sheet on Sexual Assault 2012 - Nova Scotia Advisory Counicil on the Status of Women

Fact sheet on Sexual Assault 2011 - Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women

Fact sheet on Sexual Assault 2010 - Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women

Fact sheet on Sexual Assault 2008 - Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women

Fact sheet on Sexual Assault 2007 - Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women


Sexual Violence in the Workplace

Women Heath Care Workers Experiencing Workplace Sexual Violence and Harassment - METRAC'S Workplace Justice Series

Sexual Harassment is NOT Acceptable - Dalhousie University Sexual Harassment Brochure


Information and Research

Common Misconceptions about Sexual Assault

Frequently asked Questions about Violence and Girls and Young Women

G8 Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict

Impact of Sexual Harassment Victimization by Peers on Subsequent Adolescent Victimization and Adjustment: A Longitudinal Study (2009)

National Institute of Justice - Topical Collection: Rape and Sexual Assault (papers, videos, and online training)

"Restorative justice in cases of domestic and sexual violence: Healing justice?"  (2008)

Sexual Assault: a help book for teens in the Northwest Territories

Suffering in Silence: An Assessment of the Need for a Comprehensive Response to Sexual Assault in Nova Scotia

Together for Girls: Scope of the Problem – Sexual Violence against Girls  (Centre for Disease Control)

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS):
Full Report.pdf
Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence: Program Activities Guide
Sexual Violence Prevention: Beginning the Dialogue
Understanding Sexual Violence



Centre for Research on Sexual Violence (Simon Fraser University)

Sexual Violence Research Initiative

Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction: Review of the Research Literature for Practitioners

World Health Organization (WHO) - sexual violence