Introduction to GBA Plus

The History of GBA Plus - Domestic and International Milestones

Setting the Stage (1995 - 2002)

Between 1995 and 2002 Canada built on its commitments to women's equality, and the consideration of issues of diversity between and among Canadian women and men became increasingly prominent in the federal policy context. GBA became more widely used in accomplishing the goals of gender equality.

The following events contributed to the implementation of GBA across government:

Beijing Platform for Action

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Cabinet commitment to GBA

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Federal Plan for Gender Equality

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Agenda for Gender Equality

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CEDAW Optional Protocol

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