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Woman-Headed Households: Women and Gender-Based Violence

woman-headed households: She says an additional 600,000 Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, have poured into Bangladesh since the end of August, doubling the exodus from Burma, according to Toronto Star. The minister says the federal government has now contributed more than 37.5 million to the crisis so far. Bibeau says the federal money will go to humanitarian agencies helping refugees in camps and settlements in Bangladesh and those displaced within Burma. Canada's aid will go towards addressing the needs of women and girls, including survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, pregnant and nursing women and woman-headed households. Canadians continue to show themselves to be generous and compassionate people, Bibeau said in a statement. Article Continued Below The effort will include sexual and reproductive health services, as well as psycho-social counselling. ( As reported in the news.