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Justina Reichel – Epoch Times – Monday, 03 December 2012

Rona Ambrose and Vic Toews standing at a podium with banner reading 'Supporting Victims of Crime'

Status of Women Minister Rona Ambrose and Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announce the National Action Plan to Combat Trafficking on June 6, 2012. Ambrose is calling on Canadians to join an international 16-day campaign to help end violence against women. Image: Courtesy Status of Women Canada

The federal government is shining a spotlight on human trafficking and campus safety for female students in announcing its support for an international campaign to help end violence against women.

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a worldwide campaign spanning 4,100 organizations in 172 countries that aims to raise awareness about the multiple forms of violence women face.

Status of Women Minister Rona Ambrose said the government’s support for the campaign is part of its recent $25-million National Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Persons, a comprehensive blueprint to curb human trafficking . . .

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