Statistics

  • Only 10% of women file a complaint with the police
  • Nearly 42% of women wait for 13 years before looking for help at one of our centres
  • 76.3% of requests are connected to incest or sexual assault in childhood or adolescence
  • More than 47.5% of the women are 30 years old and older
  • Victims may remain silent for a very long time because of the shame, guilt and fear associated with sexual violence
  • 96.8% of sex offenders are known to the victims
  • 87% of sexual assaults are perpetrated in private homes
  • 39% of sexual assaults take place in a dwelling that both victim and assailant share,16% at the victim's dwelling, 22% in the assailant's dwelling,6.3% in a public place, 4% at workplace or school and 1.4% in public transportation
  • More than 27% of women and teenage girls ask a CALACS for help in the year following the assault
  • 15.3% of assailants are teenage boys

 

 

RQCALACS News

sep
19

The Quebec Coalition of Sexual Assault Centers (RQCALACS) and its members highlight, on Friday September 21st 2018, the 37th day of action on sexual violence against women by launching a new campaign: Ça me regarde!

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feb
13

C’est avec déception que nous avons pris connaissance du reportage où est diffusé un extrait d’une animation tirée du programme Empreinte – Agir ensemble contre les agressions à caractère sexuel. Le traitement médiatique qui a été réservé à ce thème délicat mais ô combien essentiel, met en lumière les défis que rencontrent les initiatives de prévention et de sensibilisation dans un contexte où les mythes et préjugés prennent parfois le dessus sur les droits de chacun et chacune de vivre une vie exempte de violence.

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oct
21

The Calacs launche the campaign #WeBelieveYou : « a plateform to commemorate the courage of thousands of women who at the time of the movement #BeenRapedNeverReported a year ago in November 2014 chose to tell their story or to denounce the sexual violence they had experienced. It is also a way to send a clear and unequivocal message to the victims: we believe you and to the relatives and loved ones: believe them», explains Nathalie Duhamel.

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