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United Nations Focuses Attention on Gender-Based Violence

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a “shadow pandemic” of intensified domestic violence and violence against women. Activists from two Ontario non-profits talk about their observations and what needs to change to achieve a violence-free society.

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$10 Million to Help Survivors of COVID-19 “Shadow Pandemic”

As a “shadow pandemic” of gender-based violence is amplified by the COVID-19 health crisis, the B.C. government announces $10 million to improve the delivery of emergency sexual assault response services.

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