We are working on efforts to influence political parties and candidates’ campaigns to address women's concerns and to make cities make friendlier for women and girls. See the Vancouver Courier article for media coverage. Click here for more information and registration to the Hot Pink Pathways to a Women-friendly Vancouver Forum on June 24.
The Women Deliver 2019 Conference will be the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. More than 6,000 world leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists will mobilize in Vancouver from around the world with the drive to accelerate progress for girls and women everywhere. And more than 100,000 people will participate virtually or in satellite events around the world. At the heart of gender equality lies the right to power over one’s self and one’s future. At the heart of the calls for structural change lies the need for a more power balanced and equal world. At the heart of global movements for progress
Come work with us! This position will support the activities of Women Transforming Cities (WTC) and the Status of Women Canada-funded project, “Action on systemic barriers to women’s participation in local government” on which WTC is partnering with the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW). Click here for more information about the job posting
This Request for Quotation (“RFQ”) identifies an opportunity for the successful Vendor to develop a comprehensive Intersectional Policy Framework for the City to apply in ongoing strategic planning processes. While the City has undertaken considerable work to integrate equity and inclusion in municipal responses, it has been determined that a departmental tool, designed to identify the cumulative effects of convergent social issues, would better equip staff to take a more intentional approach to policy development. For more information on the FRQ, see the City of Vancouver Bid Website