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
October 9, 2019
The Government of Yukon has released results of public engagement about improving government services for LGBTQ2S+ Yukoners.
Statement from Minister Dendys on the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
June 3, 2019
This is a difficult and emotional time for Yukon families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and survivors.
Statement from Premier Silver on the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
June 3, 2019
Yukon was honoured to host the first public hearings of the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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.