In April 2023, a total of 2 femicides (Carolyn Carter and Sherri Buchanan) were reported and 1 newly confirmed femicide from a previous month (Melinda Boon) was reported in Ontario.
View the report for April here: http://bit.ly/April2023Femicide
In 2021-2022, OAITH tracked a total of 52 femicides within media reports.
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.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/WeCountFemicideBecause
Media tips: https://bit.ly/FemicideReportingRecommendations