Friends of Equal Voice,

International Women’s Day will always be one of my favourite annual celebrations. It’s an important occasion to look back at the successes and gains made to advance gender equity and reminds us of the important work that lies ahead.

Throughout this past year, we’ve seen remarkable women and gender diverse people achieve significant milestones: Alberta sent the highest number of women to its legislature ever, Manitoba elected a more inclusive government; women were elected to lead in more municipalities. But, each of these gains is countered by emerging and new challenges. I hear firsthand from elected women and candidates that face barriers such as financing, online harassment, and the grueling demands of the role. These are issues that we continue to research and advocate around. 

In 2024, we still have not seen the political representation that reflects our country: we’re still far from reaching our goal of gender balance across all levels of government, particularly at the national level in the House of Commons. This is why we need your help. Donate today to help us continue in our work to educate, train, and elect more women across Canada.


Make a difference this International Women's Day




Chi Nguyen, Executive Director

Equal Voice

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