An internationally used policy and research tool that helps to identify who benefits and who is excluded from an organization’s decisions.
We work to prevent and end violence against women and girls, to support survivors and get to the root cause of why it happens.
Working to remove barriers that keep women from joining boards, running for office and leading in the workforce.
Helping Alberta women get fair pay for their work, advance their careers and create businesses that boost Alberta's economy.
Alberta has made a government-wide commitment to prevent sexual violence and improve support for survivors.
Non-profit and charitable organizations can apply for funding for projects that improve the lives of women and girls in Alberta.
Gender Policy, Strategy and Innovation Division
Led by the Assistant Deputy Minister of Gender Policy, Strategy and Innovation, this division focuses on the 3 priorities of the ministry’s mandate.
Gender Equality and Advancement Division
Led by the Executive Director of Gender Equality and Advancement, this branch develops knowledge and understanding of the issues Alberta women and girls face.
Works with ministries to make sure policies, programs and legislation reflect gender and other identity factors. It helps to increase gender equality by supporting ministries to:
- focus on initiatives that lead women out of lower-income situations or poverty, like increasing minimum wage and addressing the gender wage gap
- reduce barriers that keep women from leadership positions or running for office
- eliminate and prevent violence against women and girls, in all its forms
- support Indigenous relations with Canada’s inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
- Mar 08, 2019
Status of Women Minister Danielle Larivee issued the following statement on International Women’s Day:
- Dec 06, 2018
Minister of Status of Women Danielle Larivee issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women:
- Dec 05, 2018
Free legal advice is being provided to survivors of sexual violence to help on their path to healing and support greater access to the justice system.