Vancouver: a city for all women: the Women's Equity Strategy was approved unanimously by city council on Wednesday January 17th! It is fantastic to see solid support from VISION, NPA and GREENS on this important work. The Women's Equity Strategy will be implemented over the next ten years from 2018-2028. The city’s original Gender Equality Strategy was from 2005. The strategy deals with issues faced by women in five priority areas: Safety Violence against women Accessible quality childcare Safe and affordable housing Women's leadership and representation Click here to see a video of the Council meeting
Come march together with members of Women Transforming Cities. We march for women’s rights as human rights. Get your signs ready and save the date. Meet at Jack Pool Plaza (1085 Canada Place) at the corner of Waterfront St and Howe Street at 9:30 am. March is from 10 am to 1 pm. Together we stand strong!