In July 2023, a total of 6 femicides were reported in Ontario.
View the report for July here: https://www.oaith.ca/assets/library/uploads/Femicide_in_Ontario-July_2023_(English)1.pdf
As of June 30, there have been 30 femicides over the last 30 weeks in Ontario. As a result of this year over year trend, OAITH has issued a press release for the June femicide report, highlighting the high rates of femicide in Ontario amidst the ongoing calls for municipal and the provincial governments to declare IPV an epidemic. The press release can be accessed online here: https://bit.ly/InJust30WeeksPressRelease
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