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Improving Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in the Prairies for Marginalized Communities

Canada’s Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Fund, backed by a $81 million commitment over three years, is supporting innovative projects to address the healthcare needs of marginalized communities. Recently, the Canadian government allocated nearly $1.3 million from the SRH Fund to two crucial initiatives. The first project, led by the Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba, focuses on expanding SRH services in Manitoba, including bilingual tools and training for healthcare providers, with a special emphasis on marginalized groups like newcomers and 2SLGBTQI+ communities. The second initiative, led by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African, and Caribbean (CHABAC) Network, aims to combat anti-Black racism and SRH care disparities through training resources, a SRH awareness campaign, and a helpline to support Black, African, and Caribbean communities, including 2SLGBTQI+ individuals, women, youth, and newcomers.

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