About Gender Equality Week

Gender Equality Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of the important contributions women and gender diverse communities have made to the growth, development, character and identity of Canada; to celebrate the significant achievements and accomplishments that we have made in advancing gender equality; and to reconfirm our commitment to address persistent gender equality gaps […]

2022 Annual Training Forum

Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport & Online 8181 Cambie Rd., Richmond, British Columbia

The 2022 BCSTH ATF will be taking place during the week of October 17– 21. Please stay tuned for more information. We look forward to seeing you there!

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Women's rights activists have observed 25 November as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. This date was selected to honour the Mirabal sisters, three political activists from the Dominican Republic who were brutally murdered in 1960 by order of the country’s ruler, Rafael Trujillo (1930-1961). On 20 December 1993, the General Assembly adopts the […]

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal (December 6, 1989). This act of violent misogyny shook our country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. On December 6, we remember: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan […]

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