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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
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
Tool
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.
  • Women in local government
Tool
Thinking about running for municipal office? This guide provides tips and tools for campaigning and beyond.
  • Women in local government
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