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Gender Equity: Canadian Women and Gender Gap

gender equity: There's funding in Budget2018 for nationwide roundtables on the importance of gender equity with discussions targeting men, boys and youth, according to National Observer. We know that we can't make this necessary change happen for all Canadian women overnight, he told members of Parliament in a prepared speech in the House of Commons on Tuesday. If approved, that investment would be rolled out over 10 years in a financial plan that Finance Minister Bill Morneau credits as taking an historic and meaningful step toward closing the gender gap in Canada. What we can do, is lead by example. The federal government is expected to introduce pay equity legislation in the fall that would apply to federal employers with 10 or more staff members, set out timelines for implementation, have independent oversight, and include seasonal, temporary, part-time and full-time work. Budget 2018 makes unprecedented moves forward with proactive pay equity legislation for all federally-governed sectors, and was drafted using Gender-based Analysis Plus GBA an analytical tool that assesses how different groups of women, men and gender-diverse people may experience policies, programs and initiatives. ; The budget also dedicated nine pages of its 11-page introduction to the importance of supporting women and girls. ( As reported in the news.