To mark Canada’s Gender Equality Week 2020, we hosted a special virtual convening featuring two days of diverse multi-day programming led by experts in advocacy, education, policy development, research, programming and more.
Until all communities have equal access to basic healthcare, we can’t achieve gender equality for all. Hear Lorraine Whitman of The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and CanWaCH’s Julia Anderson in conversation about gender and health equity in Canada.
LAUNCH OF GENDER EQUALITY TRAINING MODULES
This session marks the launch of CanWaCH’s Gender Equality Training Modules hosted by training developer Jennifer Donville. Get an overview of the training modules, their content, objectives and a special sneak peek!
MEASURING EMPOWERMENT – THE WAY FORWARD IN LOCALIZATION
How does the integration of empowerment support localization? Learn how to further strengthen capacity in applying a gender equality lens to MEAL (monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning) and use a feminist approach as a priority to advance women’s empowerment. Programmatic experts share practical examples of their work and how to operationalize feminist practices across project stages.
PROPOSAL WRITING WITH A GENDER EQUALITY LENS
Learn how to strengthen capacity in proposal writing while incorporating a gender equality lens. Presenters provide practical solutions, examples and strategies around proposal writing with a GE lens to suit the needs of a variety of funders, both private and government.
IN THE HOT SEAT: A DEEP DIVE INTO FEMINIST PROGRAMMING
This roundtable discussion features a diverse panel of experts who will unpack the current state of Canada’s leadership in global health and gender equality. Panelists answer key questions including: What is Canada’s role as a global health leader? As a feminist funder? As a leader of Action Coalition 6 for Generation Equality?
HUMAN RESOURCES AND RECRUITMENT – EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
This is an interactive and in-depth conversation on equity, diversity and inclusion in the non-profit sector. How do we move away from tokenism in the sector and cast a wider net when it comes to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce? Panelists unpack these ideas, share practical resources and strategies and take a deeper dive into how we can foster inclusivity, diversity and equity within our sector starting with our places of work.
FIRESIDE CHAT: EVIDENCE FOR WHO? GENDER DATA AT THE FOREFRONT
How are global partners spotlighting a focus on data gaps affecting women and adolescent girls? Experts share how evidence is being mobilized in three unique areas: journalism, advocacy and programming. Engage with a diversity of perspectives on how an effective story, informed by data can keep priority areas on the agenda.
Marking the end of Canada’s third annual Gender Equality Week and Beijing+25 Celebrations, this closing ceremony highlights this year’s key takeaways and shares next steps for creating a more gender-just world post COVID-19.
September 30, 2020