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National Policy to Ensure Access to Sexual Assault Kits

Category: LEGISLATION
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number: 600.10.170
Club: Saskatoon
Province: Saskatchewan
Year: 2018
Status: Open
Reaffirmed:  
Comments:  

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, specifically Health Canada to create a national policy that ensures provinces and territories provide funding so that no sexual assault victim is denied access to a sexual assault kit due to where they live;
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, specifically Health Canada and the Department of Finance to include in a national policy a requirement to allocate funding to ensure adequate staffing resources and proper training of medical staff in all locations to support timely kit processing and proper storage

 

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