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That’s why we invest in violence prevention programs that teach teens how to create safe and healthy relationships. Aren't men just as likely to be victims as women? If a woman is being abused, why doesn't she just leave the relationship?  The Violence Against Women Survey, Statistics Canada, 1993.This fact sheet answers some frequently asked questions about violence against women in Canada, with a focus on domestic violence. In 2014, 67 women were killed by their intimate partners; this number divided by 365 days in the year comes out to 5.4.See The Facts About Sexual Assault and Harassment for more information on those forms of violence against women. Since crime rates in Canada are falling, is violence against women still a serious problem? Isn't there less domestic violence now than in the past? Available: Shelters for Abused Women in Canada, 2014, Statistics Canada, Available at: Most female victims of intimate partner violence were previously victimized by the same offender, including 77% of females ages 18 to 24, 76% of females ages 25 to 34, and 81% of females ages 35 to 49.[x]81% of women who experienced rape, stalking, or physical violence by an intimate partner reported significant short- or long-term impacts such as post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and injury.[iii]An estimated 13% of women and 6% of men have experienced sexual coercion in their lifetime (i.e.unwanted sexual penetration after being pressured in a nonphysical way).