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Case study
In Colombia, women elected officials face many barriers to political leadership. This case study shows how women can support each other to overcome those barriers to lead their communities with confidence.
  • International
  • Inclusive communities
  • Women in local government
Case study
The mayor of the Town of Bolton-Est, Quebec, Joan Westland, has participated in missions to Colombia to strengthen the role of women and girls in municipal life and politics.
  • International
  • Women in local government
Case study
This study aims to shed light on the issue of equality between women and men in terms of access, security, and control of land in Haiti.
  • International
  • Women in local government
Case study
The CISAL Fund aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society and empower local governments in Colombia and Peru. Doris Cruz, President of the Women’s Association in Ccapacmarca, Cusco (Peru), and beneficiary of the CISAL Fund in 2017, explains how the CISAL Fund transformed her community.
  • International
  • Women in local government
Guide
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) are committed to building a common approach to the prevention and resolution of issues that may arise when people live and work in close proximity to railway operations.
  • Rail safety
  • Public safety
Backgrounder
In 2017, the Mayors’ Task Force on the Opioid Crisis put forward comprehensive recommendations for coordinated, nation-wide action by all orders of government.
  • Opioid crisis
  • Public safety
Tool
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.
  • Women in local government
Report
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.
  • Women in local government
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