CFUW National Initiative

2019 Violence against Women and Girls Award

Almost half of Canadian women experience the devastating mental, physical, social, and financial effects of gender-based violence (GBV) in their lifetime.

CFUW members recognize the significance of this issue and, at our 2013 AGM, we adopted a National Initiative on Violence Against Women. The involvement of CFUW members and clubs is vital in creating change, locally and nationally and our clubs have enthusiastically embraced the initiative, undertaking activities in their own communities.

Our work focuses on insuring that adequate laws, policies and programs are in place to prevent and address VAW.

If your Club has been working on the CFUW National Initiative on Preventing and Responding to Violence against Women and Girls, please download the National Initiative on VAW Report & Award Application form here to report your Club activities the and send it to both:

The deadline to submit applications is May 30, 2019

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