from We Count Femicide Because

In April 2024, a total of 0 femicides were reported in Ontario, though there is one 62 year old (Jane Doe) whose death is an unconfirmed femicide at the time of reporting. Since November 26, 2023, there have been 17 confirmed femicides in Ontario.

View the report for April here:

In 2021-2022, OAITH tracked a total of 52 femicides within media reports. OAITH’s Annual Femicide List will be released on November 25th, 2023.

Femicide is commonly defined as the intentional murder of women because they are women. OAITH’s femicide definition includes a gender-based killing of a woman, child, trans woman, 2-Spirited Person, or gender non-conforming individual where a man has been charged in relation to the death.

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