We're responsible for ensuring that gender considerations are integrated into government policy-making, legislation and program development. We offer a range of public education materials on gender equality, health and violence prevention. We also provide funding support to groups and initiatives that enhance gender equality and security. We work closely with a network of gender equality seeking groups and non-government organizations and agencies throughout Yukon for ensuring that equality concerns are brought forward.
Services and information
June 3, 2020
The Government of Yukon and the Yukon Advisory Committee on MMIWG2S+ continue to work on the Yukon Strategy on MMIWG2S+.
April 3, 2020
The Government of Yukon has partnered with the Yukon Status of Women Council to offer phones to vulnerable women in Yukon.
March 12, 2020
Minister Jeanie Dendys tabled legislation to ban conversion therapy in Yukon.
May 16, 2019
The Women's 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.