October 1, 2019

We’re Halfway There!

The election has been called for October 21, and Women’s Shelters Canada is hard at work to ensure that ending violence against women is on the agenda! During the 2015 federal election campaign, we, along with 20+ collaborators, called on all parties to include the development and implementation of a National Action Plan (NAP) on Violence against Women (VAW) in their party platform. Fast forward to 2019, Canada remains without a NAP on VAW. We collectively issued a renewed call for all federal parties to incorporate a NAP on VAW into their platform and to refer to the 2015 Blueprint as a starting point. We used social media to get our message across and...
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