As the level of government closest to the community, Council is mandated to create healthy, safe and inclusive communities. It also must advocate for social justice and human rights on behalf of the entire community.
In 2015 Council endorsed the Plan to Prevent Men's Violence Against Women, Toward Gender Equity (2015-2019).
The plan seeks to address the underlying causes of violence against women and promote gender equity.
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