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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...
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...
Cybersafe Girl is a public education program developed by the Atlantic Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women in Canada to provide information to girls, parents and educators about how girls can be safe online. Visit the Cybersafe Girl website
February 5, 2018 Kathleen Casey, Chair Standing Committee on Rules, Regulations, Private Bills and Privileges Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, PE Subject: Safe work environment for employees and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island ...
Having women on boards can help strengthen the performance of Canadian companies. The Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women commissioned the Conference Board of Canada to develop a resource outlining the benefits to having women on boards and offering...
Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation and/or harbouring of persons for the purpose of exploitation. Victims are exploited through the use of threats, force, coercion or deceit. The most common forms of human trafficking are:, Sexual Exploitation, : a person is forced to provide...
Government policy makers and community leaders are being encouraged to consider gender and other diversities when creating programs and policies to ensure the differences and needs of our Island population are accommodated and clients are better served. Guidelines for Gender and Diversity...
The following is a list of supports for victims:, Information for Women and Men in an Abusive Relationship This guide contains information for individuals who identify as a victim, or as someone whose behaviour is abusive, or both. It also contains valuable support information for neighbours,...
Women in PEI: A Statistical Review is a statistical snapshot of the female population in PEI. This document provides sex-disaggregated data related to education, work and income, health, justice, violence against women and women in leadership. It includes jurisdictional comparisons within the...
Overview , Violence against anyone is unacceptable. Violence experienced by women, however, particularly intimate partner violence and sexual assault, represents a unique aspect of the wider social problem of violence, and requires specific attention and solutions. The following provide some facts...