Recent trends: Sexual violence prevention education

Education prevents sexual violence: it offers ways to challenge sexual assault myths and victim-blaming, and provide information about consent, your rights and where to get support in your community.

In recent years, 96% of Ontario sexual assault centres provided prevention education to organizations or groups in their community. Learn more, below.


This infographic was compiled by Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres in 2022, with data provided by 26 of our member centres. OCRCC includes over 30 community-based sexual assault centres in Ontario. If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence, go to: To learn more about sexual violence prevention education, go to

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

  • Many sexual assault cases did not proceed due to judge shortages, court and Crown delays: OCRCC responds

    Multiple sexual assault cases did not proceed through the legal system in Ontario recently, due to foreseeable judge shortages[1], court delays[2], and Crown delays[3]. As a result, those who were [...]

  • Government to back bill declaring partner violence an epidemic: OCRCC responds

    Ontario will support a bill to declare intimate partner violence an epidemic in the province. Previous to this, the province rejected this recommendation. The recommendation came from an inquest into [...]

  • National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence announced in Ontario: OCRCC responds

    This letter was sent to provincial and federal political leaders connected to the National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence in November 2023. Dear Honourable Minister Ien, Honourable Williams and [...]