The Women’s Directorate is a Yukon government department that advances the social, legal, and economic equality of Yukon citizens.
New resource on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
The Women’s Directorate, in partnership with Aboriginal women’s organizations, First Nation governments, and other departments is leading the Government of Yukon response to the National Inquiry and the ongoing issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Please see the new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls page on our website for more information and updates on the important initiatives taking place in Yukon and throughout the country.
Projects to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women awarded funding
More than $300,000 in funding has been awarded to eight projects that help prevent violence against Indigenous women and girls. The funding comes from the Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women Fund and the Aboriginal Women’s Initiative Fund.
Read the full news release here.