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 and 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 the Minister responsible for the Women and Gender Equity Directorate Jeanie McLean on the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQI+ People
January 12, 2023
Minister Jeanie McLean welcomes federal announcement of a minister special representative to support creation of a National Indigenous and Human Rights Ombudsperson’s office.
Yukon Advisory Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-spirit+ People releases priority action items
December 13, 2022
New guiding document provides path forward for achieving Yukon’s MMIWG2S+ Strategy’s priority action items.
Statement from the Minister responsible for the Women and Gender Equity Directorate Jeanie McLean on Canada’s National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence
November 14, 2022
Minister responsible for Women and Gender Equity Directorate proud to endorse National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence.
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.