Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2016-2017 - 4th Quarter
Recipient Name: WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (WAVAW) RAPE CRISIS CENTRE
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2017-03-08
Value: $443,691.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The project will allow the organization to increase their capacity and expand their programs and services to include transgender and gender variant/non-conforming victims of sexual assault in British Columbia setting them on a path to justice and healing. The organization will work to shift discriminatory attitudes that lead to violence against transgender and gender variant/non-conforming victims of sexual assault and their exclusion from systems of support by providing specialized victim services, counselling, support group programming and a 24-hour crisis line. They will also provide community outreach and education on the root causes of violence against transgender and gender variant/non-conforming people and advocacy for victims accessing the hospital, reporting sexual assault to the police and navigating the criminal justice system.
Comments: Multi-year Project: from 20172018 to 20192020
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