As many of you know, the response to our call for Prevention Innovation Grant proposals was phenomenal! We received around 100 applications from all over the province. As a result, the selection process has taken longer than anticipated. Please be assured that we will inform all applicants on the status of their grant as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
Sexual violence is a serious health, social and public safety issue in Nova Scotia. We know that incidents of sexual violence are under-reported in our province. In June 2015 the province released its first sexual violence strategy ENGLISH | FRENCH.
Some of the key actions that will take place in years two and three of the strategy include:
We invite you to read the plan and look for ways to get involved at the community level. It will take the effort of communities, victims, service organizations, governments and individuals to prevent sexual violence in Nova Scotia.