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Informing a National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence

March 15, 2021

In January 2021, the Canadian government announced a commitment to develop a National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence. Leading up to the development of the Plan, WomanACT undertook consultations […]

News

The financial literacy gender gap is a little more complex than we think

February 5, 2021

Finances play an important role in every person’s life. But despite advances made to women’s economic security in recent decades, women continue to face very different financial challenges than men. […]

Opinion

The Rapid Housing Initiative needs a gender equity perspective

September 23, 2020

In 2019, Canada committed to supporting the most vulnerable communities in accessing affordable and quality housing through the National Housing Strategy. The strategy identified women and children fleeing intimate partner […]

News

Deputation to Planning and Housing Committee on the COVID-19 Interim Shelter Recovery Strategy

September 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the housing challenges and crisis that exists. Housing remains one of the top barriers faced by women experiencing violence and the services that support them. […]

News

Creating a Gender Equity Strategy and Gender Equality Office at the City of Toronto

September 17, 2019

This week, WomanACT spoke to City Council about the critical importance of a city-wide Gender Equity Strategy and Gender Equality Office at the City of Toronto. While we commend the […]

News

Let’s Talk Housing: HousingTO 2020-2030 consultation

July 27, 2019

Finding adequate and affordable housing in Toronto has become increasingly difficult. For women and children looking to leave situations of domestic violence, finding safe and affordable housing can be one […]

News

Submission to CMHC on national human rights-based approach to housing

June 5, 2018

In November 2017, the Canadian government launched the first ever National Housing Strategy in Canada. As a part of this strategy, the federal government made a commitment to working towards […]

News

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