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Women and Gender Equality Canada

Women and Gender Equality Canada works to advance equality with respect to sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression through the inclusion of people of all genders, including women, in Canada’s economic, social, and political life.

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Services and information

Commemorations and celebrations

Learn more about the celebrations and commemorative dates that highlight women’s achievements, the progress Canada has made towards advancing gender equality, and ways to remember the victims of gender-based violence.

Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA Plus)

Learn what Gender-based Analysis Plus is, how it affects you and the role of the Government of Canada in implementing it.


Explore Women and Gender Equality Canada's funding opportunities and access useful resources as a potential or existing funded organization.

Gender-Based Violence

Learn about the federal strategy It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence and access information, resources and research related to gender-based violence.

Gender Results Framework

Explore how the government is advancing gender equality in six priority areas.


Information and resources related to the Government of Canada's work to improve equality for 2SLGBTQI+ communities through the promotion of human rights and the development of inclusive federal policies, programs and laws.

International involvement

Learn about how Women and Gender Equality Canada is driving change internationally, through participation in global policy-making bodies and agreements.

Indigenous Women’s Circle

Learn more about the strong leaders and experts who are part of this advisory forum.

Youth Working Group on Gender Equality

Find out who is part of the Youth Working Group on Gender Equality and how these young people will work to advance gender equality in Canada.

Federal, provincial/territorial ministers responsible for the Status of Women

Learn about how Women and Gender Equality Canada plays an active role in supporting the Government of Canada’s priorities on gender equality through its intergovernmental relations with provinces and territories (P/Ts).

What we are doing

Corporate information


The Honourable Marci Ien

Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth

Parliamentary Secretary

Jenna Sudds

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth

Deputy Minister

Frances McRae

Deputy Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Youth


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