Women's Directorate

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Advancing Women's Equality

Women's Directorate
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Trouble puppet show
This puppet show was created and performed by Yukon artists to help children learn how to deal with strong emotions in a constructive way. The show is based on the book, Only You Are You, which was produced by the Government of the Yukon as part of its Am I the Solution? campaign.

 Women & Justice Forum

The Yukon Advisory Council on Women’s Issues and the Women’s Directorate will be hosting their annual Women’s Forum in Whitehorse on September 18-19, 2015. The Forum will provide opportunities for women from all backgrounds to network and to meet legal service providers and learn about the processes within the legal and justice systems.

Where: Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Multi-Purpose Room

When: September 18 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm, and September 19 from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Registration Deadline: September 10, 2015 Register Here!

There is some financial assistance available for those traveling in from communities.
Please contact Stephanie Coulthard at (867) 667-3030 or stephanie.coulthard@gov.yk.ca for more information.

Women and Justice Forum Poster  333 KB

 Whitehorse Affordable Family Housing Program Coordinator

The Government of Yukon is providing funding for an innovative three-year pilot project for to support single parent families in developing a safe and supportive housing community through individual and community development programming. If you are a Whitehorse-based organization interested in hosting this position, there is an application process now underway.

WAFH program coordinator - Request for Expressions of Interest  366 KB

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