Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2015-2016 - 2nd Quarter
Recipient Name: LIARD ABORIGINAL WOMEN'S SOCIETY
Location: Watson Lake, Yukon, Canada
Date: 2015-07-31
Value: $288,102.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The organization will provide an outreach service through the services of a women's advocate to support the needs of young Kaska women and girls in communities in Yukon and northern British Columbia who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing violence and abuse. The goals of the project are to reduce at risk behaviours; reduce stigmatization and isolation; improve trust and assuredness; increase confidence in safely accessing services and systems; increase understanding of intergenerational abuse, violence and trauma; increase empowerment and claim to victims' rights; reduce suspected under-reporting; and to have a corresponding long-term effect on reducing rates of violence.
Comments: Multi-year Project: from 20152016 to 20172018
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