Country Canada
Year 2018
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Through 2018 budget, the federal government committed funding for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP) to: establish the Sexual Assault Review Team (SART), complete an expanded review of sexual assault files from 2015-2017 coded as ‘unfounded’ and ‘not cleared by charge’, and provide accountability across the force for investigations. The funding also provides for the establishment of an external advisory committee, better supports for victims, and the development of training.

Source of Information

Canada's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.18-19