Category: COVID-19 Pandemic
Women’s leadership is playing a visible and powerful role in Canada’s response to COVID-19. This pandemic illustrates why we need to invest in diverse women’s leadership opportunities and empower girls to reach their potential.
Every six days, a woman is killed by her intimate partner. 2.4 million women and girls living on a low income. 75 cents is how much full-time working women for every dollar men make. Only 14 per cent of grade 10 girls say they are self-confident.
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the numbers, so here are ten ways that you can advance gender equality in your own life and sphere of influence.
Get a summary of this important report, which asseses federal policy and programs supporting women and gender equality in Canada. It will be submitted to the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia before a review of the Beijing Platform 25 years after it first happened.
Read along as one of our guest posters deconstructs three myths about women’s mentorship.