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Gender Equality Week

Gender Equality Week is an opportunity to:

Gender Equality Week is the result of the passing of Bill C-309, the Gender Equality Week Act, which received Royal Assent on June 21, 2018. This legislation designates the fourth week in September as Gender Equality Week.

Gender Equality Week 2023

Learn more about the 2023 theme and how you can join the conversation.

Advancing gender equality

Discover what is gender equality, why it’s important, the progress being made to achieve it.

Gender equality timeline

See how gender equality has evolved in Canada over the years.

Learning toolkit

Access educational tools, activities and resources to learn more about gender equality during Gender Equality Week or all year round.

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