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
July 15, 2021
The Government of Yukon’s LGBTQ2S+ Inclusion Action Plan commits to removing barriers throughout government to make programs and services equitable for LGBTQ2S+ Yukoners.
June 22, 2021
The Government of Yukon awards Prevention of Violence against Indigenous Women funding to six community-based organizations.
Yukon Advisory Committee recognizes release of the National Action Plan to End Violence against Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People
June 3, 2021
Today marks the release of the 2021 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People National Action Plan.
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.