Country Canada
Year 2012 - 2015
Type of Measure Prevention > Community mobilization, Budgets > Government allocation, Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada's (AANDC) Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) supports the day-to-day operations of 41 shelters, as well as funding for community-driven proposals for family violence prevention projects on reserve. The FVPP is a key component of the Government of Canada's Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls. As of April 1, 2015, the Government of Canada will invest a further $158.7 million over five years for shelters and family violence prevention activities both on and off reserve.

Source of Information

Government of Canada, National Review on Beijing+20, 2014, page 27


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