Practical, do-it-yourself guidelines for organizations or individuals in sport looking to advance gender equity in their work.

Best practices for organizations

Same Game: A Step-By-Step Toolkit to Bring Your Gender Equity Vision to Life

What is Same Game? Same Game is a step by step online toolkit to help you bring your gender equity vision to life. You’ll walk through a systematic process for embedding gender equity into your organization – from creating your vision, to implementing initiatives, to reflecting and revising what you’ve done, and all the steps […]

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Best practices for organizations

Gender Equity Policy Template

Having a gender equity policy shows a commitment to gender equity. Currently, few organizations have such a policy. Of those that do, the policies are limited in terms of information on specific actions, complaint procedures, and appeal processes. The gender equity policy template and implementation guide provided will help you develop a customized gender equity […]

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Best practices for organizations

How to Apply A Gender LENS to Decision Making

When you make decisions using a gender lens, you help to create the conditions for inclusion of girls and women. And greater inclusion makes sport better for ALL involved. Put simply, using a gender lens means accounting for the different ways that different genders might experience the results of your decision. Backed by relevant evidence, […]

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Best practices for organizations

Gender Equity Committee Terms of Reference

A Gender Equity Committee can support effective decision making and targeted initiatives within your organization to advance gender equity and inclusion. Use this template to guide the development of your organization’s Gender Equity Committee Terms of Reference. This tool was developed thanks to funding from the Government of Ontario.

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Best practices for organizations

Gender Equity Self-Assessment Tool for Sport Clubs and P/TSOs

This self–assessment tool is designed for use by community sport clubs and Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations to assess whether their programs, services and facilities meet an acceptable standard of gender equity. Results will help organizations actively engage women and girls as participants and leaders. The tool integrates concepts from Canadian Sport for Life and Long-term Development […]

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Best practices for organizations

Gender Equity Self-Assessment Tool for Community Sport Providers

This self–assessment tool is designed for use by community sport and physical activity providers (municipal recreation  departments, boys and girls clubs, Ys, etc.) to assess whether their programs, services and facilities meet an acceptable standard of gender equity. Results will help organizations actively engage women and girls as participants and leaders. The tool integrates concepts […]

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Leadership development

Female Coach Mentorship Model

Mentorship is a key strategy used across sectors to support women in overcoming barriers and achieving their career goals. Together with the Coaching Association of Canada, Canadian Women & Sport offers the Female Coach Mentorship Model to encourage and support female coaches within Canadian sport. This pragmatic, turnkey tool provides a step-by-step approach for the […]

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