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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.


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+)

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 Knowledge Centre

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.

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Learn about Canada’s participation in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW).

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.

Women Deliver 2019

Learn about the Government’s role within the conference.

What we are doing

Corporate information


Marci Ien
The Honourable Marci Ien

Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth

Deputy Minister

Gina Wilson
Gina Wilson

Deputy Minister for Women and Gender Equality


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