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Ontario needs legislative reform to tackle gender-based violence, lawyer says

Thursday, March 08, 2018 @ 7:56 AM | By Amanda Jerome

Building on action plans to end domestic abuse and sexual harassment, the Ontario government has launched a gender-based violence strategy aimed at prevention and providing survivors with more support.

“Ontario has made significant progress toward ending gender-based violence — awareness is higher than ever, perspectives are changing, and more people are coming forward for support and services. That’s why we’re launching It’s Never Okay: Ontario’s Gender-based Violence Strategy, to guide our work toward a province where everyone is safe,” said Harinder Malhi, minister of the status...