About Women and Gender Equity Manitoba

Women and Gender Equity Manitoba works to advance gender equity across the province. We envision a safe and equitable Manitoba for people of all genders, by seeking to address barriers and eliminate gender-based violence.


  • Improve the economic, legal, social, and health status of women and 2SLGBTQI+ persons
  • Address violence against women, girls, and 2SLGBTQI+ persons
  • Raise awareness of issues affecting women and 2SLGBTQI+ persons
  • Promote equal involvement of all persons in all aspects of society


  • Identify the needs and concerns of women and 2SLGBTQI+ people in Manitoba, and address them through government programs, policies, and legislation
  • Partner with community organizations and other government departments to promote gender equity
  • Increase awareness of and access to available services


  • Collaboration
  • Inclusion
  • Diversity
  • Community
  • Forward focused