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This toolkit explores how municipalities across Canada can work to reduce, and eventually eliminate, the leadership gap. Using examples from select municipalities, it provides resources and tools for local action to support women as leaders and agents of change.
By ensuring the participation of women in the political life of their community and by responding to their specific needs, municipal governments can play a leading role in helping to achieve gender equality.
The resources in this toolkit are based on the findings of a research project conducted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities with funding from Status of Women Canada.
Thinking about running for municipal office? This guide provides tips and tools for campaigning and beyond.
FCM's Getting to 30% initiative focused on increasing the participation of women in municipal decision-making. This document outlines this initiative's accomplishments and lessons learned.
FCM initiative aims to strengthen role of women from diverse communities in local government.
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This program is funded by the Department for Women and Gender Equality and implemented in partnership with Equal Voice and the Canadian Women’s Foundation.