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May 3, 2022, marks the centennial of some women winning the right to vote in Prince Edward Island. After years of lobbying and advocating by Island suffragists, on May 3, 1922, many Island women were granted the right to vote in Prince Edward Island provincial elections. It is important to...
Information For People in an Abusive Relationship : A guide to finding services that can help you - 2022 Edition. This guide also provides helpful information for friends, families and neighbours who care.
The, Interministerial Women's Secretariat, provides assistance to the provincial government to promote the legal, health, social and economic equality of women. The Secretariat works in partnership with women's organizations and the community to develop projects, programs and services...
Eleven organizations will receive funding support to create greater opportunities for Island women and girls. Funding through the 2022 Interministerial Women’s Secretariat Grant is for community group projects that focus on encouraging women and girls to pursue opportunities in Science, Technology...
Funding from the Province’s Women’s Interministerial Secretariat is available to support women and girls in leadership roles, increase their participation in fields like science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and engage boys and men in gender-based violence prevention. “Girls interests...
The Interministerial Women's Secretariat provides assistance to the provincial government to promote the legal, health, social and economic equality of women. The Secretariat is mandated to partner with the community on projects to promote the status of women. Further, the Interministerial...
Four community organizations will receive funding through the Violence Against Women Prevention Grants to develop projects, programs and services that benefit Island women. The four groups include, the PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC), BIPOC USHR, PEERS Alliance and PEI Family Violence...
The, PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women, operates at arm’s length from government to promote gender equality for all Islanders and support women’s full and active participation in the social, legal, cultural, economic and political life in the province. What does the Advisory Council do...
The Interministerial Women's Secretariat works with community organizations to develop projects, programs and services that benefit women in Prince Edward Island. An annual fund of $75,000 has been established to fund projects that focus on the prevention of violence against women in Prince...
Sexual Assault Awareness Week, September 20-24, is a time to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate people and communities on how to better respond to and prevent sexual violence. The PEI government is creating a strategy for a coordinated approach to prevent and address harm...