Women’s Economic Empowerment

“Women and girls in Ontario are disproportionately affected by poverty, discrimination, violence, and their work is often undervalued. Ontario has taken steps to support women’s economic empowerment through working to close the gender wage gap, encouraging gender diversity on boards, providing violence against women services and supports, and increasing access to high-quality child care, but […]

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World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Human trafficking is a global phenomenon that is fueled by poverty and gender discrimination. Of the estimated 21 million victims of human trafficking, 71% are women and children. Because most trafficked persons are never identified as victims, they are unable to access protection or assistance. (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Report on […]

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