Country Canada
Year 2008
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation, Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Through an Aboriginal Family Violence Initiative, funding is provided to eight community-based programs that assist urban Aboriginal families. The comprehensive, holistic programs are developed to meet specific community needs and are administered by Aboriginal people. An evaluation of this strategy is underway.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Canada to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008