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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

Learn what Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA 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.


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.

Gender Results Framework

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

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.

Forum of Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for the Status of Women

Learn how the forum provides the opportunity for FPT Ministers to influence change on current and emerging issues related to women’s equality and the status of women.

Corporate information


The Honourable Marci Ien

Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth

Parliamentary Secretary

A picture of Lisa Hepfner, Parliamentary secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth
Lisa Hepfner

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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National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence

Consult the National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence.

Fifth anniversary of Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE)

Learn how WAGE has advanced equality with respect to sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression since 2018.

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