Gender Equity

At first glance, the difference between equity and equality might seem like a typo – but they’re two different ideas. We believe working towards equity is the right approach to creating sustainable change. Read on to find out why.

What is Gender Equity?

Gender equity is the process of allocating resources fairly and addressing any imbalances in the benefits available to people of different genders.

How To Bring a Gender Equity Lens to Your COVID-19 Response

Bringing a gender lens to your “return to sport and play” planning will set you up for success, mitigate risks and create opportunities for your entire program or organization.

International Women’s Day

The Global theme for International Women’s Day 2021 is #ChoosetoChallenge – so let’s challenge inequity and come up with return to sport plans that ensure women and girls get what they need to keep playing.

Benefits of Gender Equity

There is an extensive body of research on the benefits that equity and diversity can bring to organizations in any sector. What do sport organizations stand to gain by committing to gender equity?

What is Your Role?

To achieve gender equity in sport and in Canada, everyone needs to commit to playing their part. Whether you’re a coach, CEO, athlete, parent, or fan, there’s a role for you.

She’s Got It All

When it comes to sport, women and girls have got it all, and then some. Unfortunately, they also have an extra set of challenges that men and boys do not. These challenges continue to prevent women and girls from staying in sport. Canadian Women & Sport is committed to supporting women and girls and helping everyone involved in sport understand those challenges so we can tackle them together.