Our Priorities and Approach

  • Ensuring that women and their children are safe from gender-based violence.
  • Strengthening women’s economic security.
  • Encouraging women’s participation in leadership.

Our Vision: Gender Equality

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Status of Women News

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NOTE: The following is a statement from Community Services Minister and Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women Act Karla MacFarlane.

"She was born Alexa Ann Shaw in Ottawa on August 11, 1944. She became Alexa McDonough when she married the late Peter McDonough in Halifax in 1966. She began her career in social work as the assistant to the director of Social Planning Department at the City of Halifax in 1969, and later served as a member of the faculty at the Maritime School of Social Work at Dalhousie University.

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You are invited to join us for a virtual gathering - Monday, December 6th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm