Member profile

Organization

Prevention of Violence Canada-Prevention de la violence Canada

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Canada

Organisation Description

POVC is an alliance of public health practitioners, researchers, educators, organizations and individuals working to:

Foster national action to prevent violence guided by a strategic plan for Canada
Garner practical support for public health approaches to violence prevention by all orders of government and in partnerships with civil society
Encourage sustained investment in programs that work to prevent violence;
Make prevention an equal priority to law enforcement in reducing violence; and,
Promote the use of appropriate data and research.

Issues

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Neglect

Sector

Social Services/Child Protection

Education

Justice/Law Enforcement

Research

Website

www.povc.ca