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Sustainable financing is imperative to end violence against women and girls

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During the 16 days of activism wear orange to show your solidarity and commitment to eliminating violence against women in Canada and around the world.

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The House of Commons has adopted an NDP motion that could result in creating a new pay equity law that puts the onus on employers to provide pay equity.
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