Canada Releases New Foreign Aid Policy Focusing More On Gender Equality Programs

Devex: Canada’s new foreign aid policy puts focus on women, rights
“…Minister of International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau released the country’s long-awaited International Assistance Policy last Friday, a strategy that calls itself ‘feminist’ and represents a major shift of the country’s vision for international development onto the world’s most vulnerable and marginalized populations. Within five years, 15 percent of Canadian aid will be dedicated to gender equality programs, compared to two percent in 2015-2016, Bibeau said…” (Halais, 6/12).