Many women and girls in the northern part of Central America have been displaced as a result of high levels of violence and growing social and economic instability. Canada is committed to helping them.
With a commitment of $10 million over the next 4 years, Canada will work with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to assist women and girls affected by irregular migration and forced displacement in these countries:
- El Salvador
Word of the DayDisplacement: situation where people are forced to leave their homes, due to wars or natural disasters
More information of this announcement: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2021/12/canada-launches-new-initiative-to-protectvulnerable-women-and-girls-in-central-america.html