Canada grants $18m to prevent gender-based violence

Oslo: Women and girls are disproportionately affected over men and boys by crises and are often the primary targets of conflict, with sexual and gender-based violence being used as an act of reprisal and to create fear. Canada is working to prevent, mitigate and respond to this violence in humanitarian crises.
On behalf of Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, Kamal Khera, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development, today announced over $18 million in funding to trusted humanitarian partners to help meet the needs of women and girls affected by crises.
Parliamentary Secretary Khera made this announcement during the conference on Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Crises, held in Oslo.–PR

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