Webinars Originally Presented: October 31, 2018

Directing Change: Towards Gender Equitable Sport Boards

Presented by Dina Bell-Laroche, Directing Change: Towards Gender Equitable Boards will include feature content from our new resource for sport organizations. This organization-focused webinar will leave participants with an understanding of how to create an inclusive board culture, the value of adding women to your board, and strategies to recruit more women. Dina Bell-Laroche is also the author of […]

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Tools

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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Tools

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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Case Studies

Gender Equity is Good Governance – Lessons from the Sport Sector

The gender makeup of sport, and sport leadership, is changing. In 2018, the Government of Canada made it clear that gender equity is a priority for all levels of sport, setting a target to achieve gender equality by 2035. In February, as part of the Red Deer Declaration, the federal, provincial and territorial Ministers responsible […]

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E-Learning

Gender Equity LENS

Our new Gender Equity LENS e-learning module gives you the information and tools you need to act on your commitment to gender equity, helping you make policy and program decisions to better serve women and girls in your sport. You’ll learn how to bring a gender lens to your decision-making and create the conditions to […]

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Tools

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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Tools

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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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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Tools

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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Case Studies

Judo Canada holds first ever Women’s Summit to fight for gender equity

The Challenge  Judo Canada says one of its biggest challenges “is the insufficient involvement of women in the sport, and a low retention of women as staff in the organization.”   Judo is a male dominated sport at every level from participants, to coaches, to Board Directors, to referees.  Since 2002, only 24 per cent of […]

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