March 12, 2020

Positive change is happening at the City of Vancouver!  The Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) will implement an Equity Framework and will lead the Office of Equity and Diversity, which will be a resource to all City of Vancouver departments, services, and programs....

March 2, 2020

The year 2020 is a pivotal year for advancing gender equality worldwide! The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) 2020 is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural...

February 27, 2020

Vancouver is embarking on a 3-year planning process that will shape the city’s future to 2050 and beyond. It is critical that the plan addresses the challenges of today and the future, and does not just reinforce the status quo that has been failing so many of us. Shar...

January 2, 2020

So it is good news when the Global Gender Gap Report states that will take 99.5 years to achieve gender parity worldwide, down from 108 years in the 2018 index? We are slowly getting there but there is lots of work to be done.  See the Global news article.

January 2, 2020

WTC had an amazing year in 2019!  But there is still much work to do be done locally and internationally.   There is much momentum and we need to continue to press for women's equality in all spheres of life.  the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Dec...

When it comes to making decisions about how things happen in our cities, who has the power to make those decisions? Tiffany Muller Myrdahl, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and the Urban Studies Program, asks this question a...

December 10, 2019

Today, we’re proud to celebrate International Human Rights Day. December 10th (1948) marks the date that the UN Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. Learn about the women who shaped the Universal Declaration. 

November 25, 2019

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Right...

Canada’s federal election will be held on October 21, 2019. What will parties vying for your vote do to boost equity for ALL diverse women, girls, and trans and non-binary people.  The Canadian Women's Foundation is asking what they will do about key gender equality is...

October 10, 2019

In order to vote at WTC's upcoming AGM, all members must renew their $10 yearly membership. We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that we are a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization and that your membership, or a donation of any amount, helps sustai...

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