Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Les EssentiElles
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Date: 2010-03-15
Value: $42,406.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: Les EssentiElles is proposing a 12-month French-language project with bilingual portions to prevent violence against women and girls. The project comprises three components: healthy relationships, women and society, and women and leadership. The project will include the development of a training manual on healthy relationships for young people, and on self-defence techniques. Trainers will be trained so they can then conduct these workshops. In addition, a series of workshops will be offered to women and girls to strengthen their interpersonal, social and economic skills. The training will be supported by awareness-raising events that will bring together the community and provide it with tangible ways to address violence against women and girls.