Wynne Government Announces: Roundtable on Violence Against Women

Ontario announces the Roundtable on Violence Against Women − the first permanent government roundtable of its kind. 

This Roundtable will begin advising the government on emerging issues of gendered violence as of March 2015. 

The roundtable is co-chaired by Sly Castaldi (Guelph Women In Crisis, Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres), as well as Farrah Khan (Barbra Schlifer Clinic; Outburst! Young Muslim Women's Project).

The Roundtable comprises representatives from 22 provincial umbrella organizations in the violence against women sector, as well as experts from other sectors to speak about issues affecting specific populations. 

Click here to learn more or to view the list of organizations participating in the Roundtable.

 

Pictured:

Premier Kathleen Wynne, Sly Castaldi and Farrah Khan (Co-chairs), and Minister Responsible for Women's Issues Tracy MacCharles

 

 

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