First Nations women are at a greater risk of being victimized by a current or former partner than women from other communities. Why is that?
SGBV occurs globally and is consistently underreported, but it is particularly rampant in societies rooted in gender inequality and traditional, patriarchal norms. In humanitarian emergencies, risks and vulnerabilities of all sorts are extremely high.
The Honourable Maryam Monsef is Canada’s Minister for the Status of Women. Learn more about her in our interview series.
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan is Canada’s Minister of Science. Learn more about her in our interview series.
Dr. Ahmad teaches international security at the University of Toronto and is the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative. Learn more about her during the NATO Association of Canada’s 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence.
The Honourable Catherine McKenna is Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change. Learn more about her during the NATO Association’s 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence.
The NATO Association of Canada is proud to be a part of the ‘16 Days Against Gender Based Violence’ Campaign. For the campaign, the NATO Association of Canada has compiled an interview series with women doing great work in Canada to showcase why it is important to fight against gender-based violence.