Gender Equity Vancouver City Hall

At the urging of a coalition of women’s organizations including Battered Women’s Support Services, Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre and Wish Drop-In Centre Society, the City of Vancouver undertook a gender equity analysis.  That process has involved an number of steps.  Vancouver City Council, at its meeting held Tuesday, January 16, 2018, received a presentation from staff on the above-noted matter and referred the report to the Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities meeting. Today, January 17, 2018 the committee will hear from speakers, beginning at 1:00 pm at City Hall in the Council Chamber on the third floor.

You can watch live here

BWSS will be present at the meeting and BWSS executive director, Angela Marie MacDougall will speak to gender equity based on our work at BWSS.

Read the administrative report.