These tools and resources provide information for women, community organizations and municipal decision makers to take action. Local, national and international women's organizations are an excellent resource to provide valuable tools and information.
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Download the Diversity Calendar.
City of Ottawa's Equity and Diversity Self-Identification Survey
City of Ottawa Equity and Diversity Policy
City of Ottawa Women’s Access to Municipal Services
City of Ottawa Taking Women into account
City of Ottawa Gender Equality Lens (you may print this guide to assist you in using a Gender Equality Lens. However, prior to using any part of this guide in another publication, contact us for permission).
Find action tools developed by CAWI in Publications.
Campaign Toolkit for Women, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Canadian Women’s Foundation
City of Montreal: Femmes et Ville
City of Toronto’s Equity Committee
City of Toronto’s Constance E. Hamilton Award on the Status of Women
Community Development Handbook
Community Development Facilitator's Guide
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Equal Voice online tool for women interested in getting into politics.
Gender Budget Project – UN Platform for Action Committee Manitoba (UNPAC)
Increasing Women’s Participation in Decision Making, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Toronto: Women Call to Action
Toronto Women's City Alliance :
- Gendered Cities: Built and Physical Environments, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Prabha Khosla
- Gender Mainstreaming in Local Governments, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Sonja Greckol
- Racialized and Immigrant Women in Cities, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Kamlyn Ng-See-Quan
- Women's Poverty in Cities, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Prabha Khosla
- Women with Disabilities in the Urban Environment, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Rafia Haniff-Cleofas and Rabia Khedr
City of Vancouver: Implementation Of The City’s Gender Equality Strategy
National Association on Women and the Law NAWL
Status of Women Canada
Springtide Resources: ending violence against women
Women and Budgets - UNPAC Manitoba
Women in Canada – A Gender-based Statistical Report
Women's Election Booklet, Women's Action Alliance for Change, Nova Scotia
City of London, England : Equality Framework
City of London, England: Equality and Diversity Division
City of London: Evaluating the Consequences of Urban Devolution: Greater London Authority Creation in Comparative Perspective, by Sylvia Bashevkin (2005)
Feminist Alliance for International Action FAFIA
Gender in Local Government – A Sourcebook for Trainers – Un-Habitat
IULA declaration on Women and Cities
Women in Cities International