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Program for criminalized women survivors of gender-based violence gets $1M in funding (CGSHE, PHC)

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Victims of gender-based violence are getting new government-funded support to find ways for them to get the help they need.

The Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE), a research centre at Providence Health Care (PHC) along with UBC Youth Sexual Health Team, will be getting one million dollars to test and study a “survivor-centric and trauma-informed approach” that helps criminalized women survivors of gender-based violence.

The money is meant to help people that have been under-served, including Indigenous women, children, immigrants, refugees, women with disabilities and people in the LGBTQ community.

Read the full story on News 1130 and on UBC News.

Story also found on Cision News.

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