Status of Women


Government Invests in Community Projects to Prevent Domestic Violence

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Twenty-four community organizations and groups are receiving grants to prevent domestic violence.

“Domestic violence is a complex issue that affects too many Nova Scotians,” said Kelly Regan, Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, today, April 29. “What we learn from these projects, along with the deep expertise in our communities, will help build the best plan for addressing and preventing domestic violence.”  Continue reading...

Building a provincial action plan

Over the next few years, government will work with community organizations and groups to build a provincial plan to break the harmful cycles of domestic violence in our homes, workplaces and communities. The plan, called Standing Together, will be informed by learning, innovation and evidence.
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Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women

The Advisory Council was established in 1977 to educate the public and advise the provincial government on issues of interest and concern to women. The Advisory Council works to make sure that issues affecting the lives of Nova Scotia women become part of the government's plan.  Our concerns touch all areas of women's lives.