Member cities begin their work by conducting a scoping study to develop a clearer picture of sexual violence in public spaces in their city. Working closely with stakeholders, member cities then develop strategies to prevent and respond to sexual violence in public spaces.
Here in Edmonton
Edmonton’s research is complete and under review. The research engaged community based service providers through focus groups, interviews, meetings and written submissions to better understand the issue.
A Collaboration Committee, co-led between the City of Edmonton and Government of Alberta Status of Women will advance the recommendations of the research.
Check back here in spring 2018 for the research Executive Summary and to learn about the members of the Collaboration Committee.