- Women’s Program
- Gender-Based Violence Program
- Equality for Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression Program
- Funding Opportunities
- Acknowledging financial support from WAGE
- Funded Projects
- Success Stories
- Aboriginal Women and Girls
Prevent Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls
Status of Women Canada
P.O. Box 8097, Station T CSC
Toll-Free Fax: 1-855-500-3568
Announced on September 15, 2014, the Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls outlines concrete actions that the Government of Canada will take to:
- Prevent Violence
- Support Aboriginal Victims
- Protect Aboriginal Women and Girls
The Action Plan includes a range of measures, totaling nearly $200 million over five years to address crimes against Aboriginal women and girls and builds on the Government of Canada’s earlier investments to improve community safety, and to enhance the justice system and law enforcement response to cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
Status of Women Canada is the federal agency leading the Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls and works in collaboration with:
- Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- Department of Justice Canada
- Public Safety
National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
On February 27, 2015, the Government of Canada participated in the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls which included participation from provincial and territorial governments and national Aboriginal organizations (NAOs). Discussions focused on how best to work together to prevent and address violence against Aboriginal Women and girls.
Participants at the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women held in Ottawa on February 27th, 2015.
About the Artist – Daphne Odjig
The banner above includes an image of Sharing of the Sweetgrass Sharing of the Sweetgrass by Odawa – Potawatomi artist Daphne Odjig, from the Collection of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Reproduced with the permission of Daphne Odjig.