2017-2018 Annual report

This 2017-18 annual report provides an overview of some of the key results and outcomes
related to advancing the economic security and social security of women in Newfoundland
and Labrador. Over the past year, the Advisory Council engaged in research, policy
analysis and education in a number of priority areas identified in the Government’s overall
vision, The Way Forward. Advancing women’s leadership, ending violence against
women and girls, and reducing barriers and increasing opportunities for immigrant women
constituted three significant areas of focus. The work of the Advisory Council to advance
restorative justice in both the education and justice systems is showing great promise
with a number of initiatives underway. This work continues to grow with increased
recognition of the critical role restorative justice can play in the creating healthier more
inclusive communities.

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