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Government of Canada announces investment in women’s organizations in the Outaouais region

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been chronically underfunded, underestimated and undermined.


Government of Canada provides emergency COVID-19 funds to nearly 1,000 organizations delivering essential frontline supports to those fleeing violence and abuse

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Even before the COVID-19 emergency, too many Canadians were victims of sexual violence, domestic violence, online child exploitation and human trafficking. In recent months the pandemic has created additional and unprecedented challenges for survivors of sexual and domestic violence and the organizations that serve them.


Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Government of Canada announces support of commemoration initiatives in Nunavik

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

In recent months, the daily lives of not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations, including organizations in northern communities, have been particularly shaken with the COVID-19 pandemic, which added further pressure on their already limited and valuable resources. The Government of Canada is committed to continuing to support them in their mission and initiatives, including commemoration, to the best of its ability.


Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Québec

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

In recent months, the daily lives of not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations, including organizations working to support victims and survivors of any form of gender-based violence, have been particularly shaken with the COVID 19 pandemic, which added further pressure on their already limited and valuable resources. The Government of Canada is determined to continue to support them as best as possible.


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