July 7, 2021

NACAFV and WSC Research Study on Funding Parity in VAW and VAIW Shelters

Women’s Shelters Canada (WSC) and the National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence (NACAFV) are collaborating on a new research project exploring the funding that violence against women (VAW) and violence against Indigenous women (VAIW) shelters receive and identifying gaps and disparities. In this interview, Krys Maki (Research and Policy Manager at WSC) and Anita Olsen Harper (Researcher at NACAFV) tell us more about their new project and what they hope to achieve through this research. WSC: To start, could you tell us a bit about this project and how it came about? Krys: VAW shelters across the country are funded in different ways. While most shelters receive their core operational...
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