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The Gender-Based Violence Strategy: Infographic version

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The Gender-Based Violence Strategy: Infographic version
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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

Launched: June 19, 2017


The Government of Canada's response to prevent and address GBV against women, girls, LGBTQ2 and gender diverse people.


  • Reduce GBV
  • Improve health, social and justice outcomes for individuals who have experienced GBV


  • Change the social norms, attitudes and behaviours that contribute to GBV
  • Increase support in the health, social services and justice systems for individuals who have experienced GBV
  • Support policies, programs and initiatives that are evidence-based and reflect the unique experiences and needs of diverse groups


$40 million per year ongoing.

New investments to support community-based organizations, surveys and research.


  1. Preventing GBV
  2. Supporting survivors and their families
  3. Promoting responsive legal and justice systems


Federal departments, national Indigenous organizations, researchers, non-governmental organizations, service providers, survivors, provinces and territories.

GBV Knowledge Centre

Focal point for governance and coordination, reporting and evaluation, data and research, and knowledge mobilization.

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