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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...
Today, the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Darlene Compton announced in the House, four organizations that will receive core, operational funding through the Interministerial Women’s Secretariat, to support the valuable work that they do in our Island communities. The following...
Today, the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Darlene Compton announced in the House, the four organizations that will receive funding through the Violence Against Women Prevention Grants this year, for projects that will enhance awareness, education and action towards preventing...
October is Women’s History Month, giving Islanders the chance to be aware of and celebrate the many accomplishments of Island women in our proud and rich history. The theme this year is #MakeAnImpact, which recognizes the women of Canada who have broken down barriers and made a lasting impact on...
Violence against Women Prevention Grant Funding Guidelines
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 $50,000 has been established to fund projects that focus on the prevention of violence against women in Prince...
Information For People in an Abusive Relationship : A guide to finding services that can help you - 2019 Edition. This guide also provides helpful information for friends, families and neighbours who care.
Supporting Island communities, Ten community groups will receive funding from provincial government for projects to help empower Island women and girls. Funding is provided through the 2019 Interministerial Women’s Secretariat Grants for the groups to develop a wide range of inclusive leadership...
Any organization that applies for the IWS grant must have the capacity to enter into a legal agreement. Successful applicants must sign this type of project contract.