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Time for a National Action Plan to combat violence against women

February 28, 2021

Two reports came out in early May that should have received a lot more attention than they did. The Standing Committee on the Status of Women released its latest study, Surviving Abuse and Building Resilience, on Canada’s systems of shelters and transition houses serving women and children fleeing violence. And Women’s Shelter Canada (WSC) published More Than a Bed, the first-ever survey of shelters developed by and for the violence against women (VAW) sector.

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