News from Ontario Women's Directorate (OWD)

The Ontario Women's Directorate (OWD) works to increase women's economic security and to end violence against women. OWD collaborates with women's organizations and across government to advance women’s equality, support their safety and improve their economic security. OWD also provides grants to organizations that offer innovative violence prevention education programs and training programs for jobs and entrepreneurship.

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May: Sexual Assault Prevention Month

Every May since 1988, women's organizations and communities across Ontario recognize Sexual Assault Prevention Month. This is the time when we raise public awareness of the serious issue of sexual violence against women and girls and take action to prevent sexual assault.

May 10, 2011