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National Policy to Ensure Access to Sexual Assault Kits – 2018

  • RESET

Category:

LEGISLATION

Sub-Category:

Sub-Category: GENERAL

Resolution Number:

600.10.170

Club:

Saskatoon

Province:

Saskatchewan

Year:

2018

Status:

Open

Background:

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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Article ID: 13022