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ERIC Number: ED461702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Pages: 47
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Policy Framework for Addressing Personal Security Issues Concerning Women and Girls. National Strategy on Community Safety and Crime Prevention.
National Crime Prevention Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).
This document presents a policy framework for improving the personal security of women and girls. The document includes: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Policy Background" (the concept of personal security, the societal context of women's personal security, consequences of violence for women and girls, long-term policy concern, and building an integrated policy response); (3) "The Role of the National Strategy on Community Safety and Crime Prevention in Addressing the Personal Security Issues of Women and Girls"; (4) "Key Policy Concerns" (the current situation and personal security for girls and women); (5) "Proposed Guiding Principles" (e.g., integrate a gender perspective into all aspects of the strategy, involve women and girls in the process, and strengthen collaboration across disciplines and sectors); (6) "Goals and Objectives" (e.g., identify and reduce the range of conditions undermining the personal security of women and girls); (7) "Components" (public awareness and education, prevention/intervention project demonstration and evaluations, model development, research and knowledge development, tools and resource development, and the role of the business community); and (8) "Funding Overview." Two appendices present information on risk factors and consequences and funding priorities. (SM)
National Crime Prevention Centre, 284 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0H8. Tel: 613-941-9306; Tel: 877-302-9306 (Toll Free); Fax: 613-952-3515; e-mail: For full text:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Crime Prevention Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada