The Women and Gender Equity Directorate is a Government of Yukon department that works to advance equitable economic, legal and social outcomes of all genders and sexual orientations. Our team also works to advance the integration of intersectional considerations throughout government. We do this by conducting research and analysis, leading inter-departmental projects, and providing financial support to organizations that advance equity of genders and sexual orientations.
Services and information
Statement from Minister McLean and Minister McPhee on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 6, 2023
Minister McLean and Minister McPhee have issued a statement on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
November 27, 2023
Minister responsible for the Women and Gender Equity Directorate Jeanie McLean has issued a statement for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign.
November 20, 2023
Minister of Health and Social Services and Minister responsible for the Women and Gender Equity Directorate issue a statement for Transgender Day of Remembrance.
January 27, 2022
Women and Gender Equity Directorate provides support and public education on gender equality, health and gender based violence prevention. We work with gender equality seeking groups and non-government organizations to create a more inclusive Yukon.