In case you missed it over the holidays, here’s the latest gender equality and social justice news! 

A major highlight of 2021 was the progress made toward menstrual equity in Canada. Free menstrual products are now offered in federal spaces and municipalities like Cobourg are following suit! Read more here.

Shout out to some of our members who are working to advance menstrual equity in Canada: Bleed the North, United Way Northumberland, All Cycles Edmonton, Moon Time Sisters and more! Learn more here.

Conversion therapy will officially be illegal in Canada on January 7, 2021! Read more here.

The way we currently measure our economies ignores a large portion of unpaid care work that affects all of us. On the Clearing a New Path Podcast, CanWaCH’s CEO Julia Anderson talks about the Equal Futures Network and the importance of creating opportunities to support women-led businesses. Listen to the full episode here.

What We Heard Report: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of People with Disabilities
Resources and Services for Ottawa Residents

The Equal Futures Network acknowledges that Indigenous people are the traditional guardians of Turtle Island, on the land also known as Canada

Read our full Territory Acknowledgment here.