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New federal investment will help improve women’s economic security in Halifax

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and it recognizes the important role that creating more opportunities for women can play in promoting women’s empowerment in all aspects of Canadian life. By investing in projects that improve women’s economic security, we are helping to ensure that women, their families and communities can prosper—and this means a stronger economy for all Canadians.


Government of Canada Highlights Progress on Gender-Based Violence

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, released A Year in Review, 2018-2019: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence, which highlights the Government of Canada’s progress on ending gender-based violence.


Government of Canada invests in a women’s organization in Gaspésie

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society.


Government of Canada Invests in LGBTQ2 communities

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada is making a real difference in the lives of LGBTQ2 people from coast to coast to coast by investing in building stronger, more resilient LGBTQ2 community organizations, networks, and infrastructure.


Government of Canada announces investment in women’s organizations in St. John’s 

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Today, Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East (Newfoundland and Labrador), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the Government of Canada will invest $681,380 in two women’s organizations in St. John’s.


Government of Canada invests in projects to improve gender equality in the justice system

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the Government of Canada is investing nearly $2 million in national women’s legal organizations to help women receive greater support from, and fair and equal treatment by, Canada’s justice system.


Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Kelowna

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada’s middle class. We all benefit when women, girls and people of all genders are safe and free to live their lives to the fullest.


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