Announced in June 2017, It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence (the Strategy) is the Government of Canada’s response to gender-based violence (GBV). It builds on current federal initiatives, coordinates existing programs and lays the foundation for greater action on GBV.
The Strategy’s initiatives are organized across three pillars:
- Preventing gender-based violence
- Supporting survivors and their families
- Promoting responsive legal and justice systems