Over the past week, the THANS office has been busy writing to all NS candidates in the upcoming federal election, urging them to :
Support a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women and Gender-Based Violence;
Secure Sustainable Funding;
Immediately Address the Housing Crisis;
Advance Child Protection and Criminal Justice Efforts;
The full text of our letter is available here
Our sisters and partners at Women’s Shelter Canada (endvaw.ca) have developed this handy toolkit for how to put violence against women on the 2021 Federal Election agenda here
Violence against women is happening now, in our houses, on our streets, and in communities across Canada. Join us in calling for a fairer, safer, better Canada!