Country Canada
Year 2012 - 2017
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Québec’s second Action Plan 2012–2017 on Domestic Violence will focus on two main objectives: promoting the safety of victims and children exposed to violence and improving assistance and monitoring for spouses with violent behaviours. Two groups will be specifically targeted: First Nations and Inuit and individuals who are at risk for domestic violence, for example women with disabilities and elderly women.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/16/CAN/1, para. 52


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