Together, let's empower women and girls to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.

Together, let's advance gender equality in Canada.

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GENDER EQUALITY: HERE’S THE REALITY

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Sexual Assault and Harassment

Only 5% of sexual assaults are reported to police.

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Barriers Girls Face

The percentage of girls who say they’re confident drops from 36% to 14% between grades 6 and 10.

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Women and Leadership

Six in 10 women say they sometimes find it difficult to picture themselves as leaders.

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Women's Poverty

More than 1.5 million
women in Canada live
on a low income.

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Gender Based Violence

Every six days in Canada a woman is killed by her intimate partner.

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Together, we are making a difference

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Transforming Lives

The programs we fund empower women and girls to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.

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Strengthening the Sector

We're working toward systemic change by bringing together organizations across Canada to share knowledge and solutions.

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Advancing Gender Equality

The Foundation is building national awareness and momentum toward a future that will benefit ALL Canadians.