More funding will go to family crisis teams to support members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families affected by violence. "Canada cannot reach its full potential as long as any of us are experiencing violence or the threat of violence based on gender." The strategy recognizes that some populations are more at risk of experiencing gender-based violence, such as young women, Indigenous people, LGBT and gender non-conforming people, newcomers and those living with disabilities.
All the women want serious relationships that lead to marriage, but many of the men they meet do not.
It still wants to see a national strategy, which would include provincial and territorial governments and "ensure that women in all areas of the country have access to comparable levels of services and protection." Right now, services to victims of violence, such as legal aid, access to women's shelters or mental-health counselling, vary widely across the country, and are especially lacking in rural or northern areas.
A national strategy would give women more equal access to these services, Ms. Funding to address human trafficking, an extreme form of exploitation that mostly affects women and girls, was not included in the announcement.
They have unparalleled sexual, reproductive and economic autonomy.
In many ways, they're doing much better than the men.