Manitoba Women's Advisory Council

What We Do

The Manitoba Women's Advisory Council works within Gender Equity Manitoba to represent the issues and concerns of Manitoba women. The council focuses on issues that have a social, legal or economic impact on the lives of women and their families.

Who We Are

The council consists of a chair and community members appointed by the provincial government. The advisory council reports to the Minister responsible for the Status of Women.

Members reflect the cultural diversity of Manitoba women and come from rural, urban and northern communities.

The Status of Women in Manitoba document
The Status of Women
in Manitoba (PDF)
Publication updated
March 20, 2018.

On March 8, 2018, the Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council launched the publication “The Status of Women in Manitoba.” The publication highlights Manitoba’s progress in women’s equality in four critical areas: education, employment, health and violence against women. It provides the public with accurate information on how women are faring in these critical areas and also shows where opportunities remain for advancing positive change in the future.

The Council hopes the publication will foster opportunities for discussion, the sharing of key information and raising awareness, while also helping to guide all sectors of society to develop policies and programs that improve the status of women in our province.

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