Canada announces $1.8 million to help abused women, children in Nunavut – Nunatsiaq News

29 July, 2019

Projects aimed at increasing access to justice, combat sexual harassment, helping kids

Three Nunavut projects will receive a total of $1.8 million in federal funding to help abused children and women and to help fight sexual harassment.

The federal justice minister, David Lametti, announced the funding at a news conference at Nunavut Arctic College’s Nunatta Campus in Iqaluit on Monday.

One of the three projects is the Umingmak Child and Youth Support Centre, a new service, started by the Arctic Children and Youth Foundation, aimed at helping children who have been victims of abuse.

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