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City of Vancouver adopts updated gender strategy that includes child care


Vancouver’s City Council has recently approved Vancouver: A City For All Women, Women’s Equity Strategy 2018-2028 this month. The strategy aims to make Vancouver a place where “all women have full access to the resources provided in the city and have opportunities to fully participate in the political, economic, cultural and social life of Vancouver.”

Priorities of the strategy include:

  • applying an intersectional lens to strengthen city processes and inform decision-making

  • addressing safety, including violence against women

  • accessible, quality child care

  • safe and affordable housing

  • women’s leadership and representation within the city’s workforce

Read the City of Vancouver’s updated gender strategy here.