In The Spotlight

Taking Action Against Sexual Violence and Harassment

Premier Kathleen Wynne today announced a package of initiatives to raise awareness of sexual violence and harassment, enhance prevention initiatives to combat sexual discrimination, harassment and violence, and improve support for victims. Learn more.

Premier Wynne delivered a key note address as one of the top 25 Women of Influence.

Diverse Communities Take Action on Violence Against Women

Ontario is supporting a new and innovative public education campaign that helps immigrants learn the warning signs of woman abuse.

Ontario’s Neighbours, Friends and Families – Immigrant and Refugee Communities Campaign reaches out to diverse communities by developing products and activities that are accessible and relevant to newcomers. Learn more.

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Major Initiatives

Leading Women, Leading Girls, Building Communities Recognition Program

The Leading Women, Leading Girls, Building Communities Recognition Program kicks off during Women’s History Month, a national celebration of the contribution women and girls have made to Canada’s rich history.

The program recognizes and celebrates the achievements of women and girls who provide exceptional community leadership to improve the lives of others.

Nomination forms are available through local MPPs. The nomination period closes January 23, 2015.