Women and girls

Women and girls make outstanding contributions to Canadian society and the world. Learn what the Government of Canada is doing to promote gender equality and the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada.

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Commemorative and awareness days

Discover the many days that are celebrated in our country and around the world to commemorate and promote women and girls, and their equality rights.

Gender-based analysis plus

Discover Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+), an analytical tool the Government of Canada uses to advance gender equality in Canada.

Funding – Status of Women Canada

Discover financial assistance available to help end violence against women and girls, improve their economic security and prosperity, and encourage growth in leadership and decision-making roles.

Gender-based violence strategy

Learn about violence against women and girls in Canada and how you – as a friend, neighbour, parent, young person or concerned citizen – can help make Canada safer for all.

Women's activities and achievements

Find out how Canadians are making outstanding contributions to advance the status of women in Canadian society and around the world through a number of activities, such as expert panels, forums and trade missions.

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