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Mandate

The Council was established under the NWT Status of Women Council Act in April 1990. Its mandate is to work towards the equality of women through:

  • Advice to the Government of the NWT

  • Research

  • Public education

  • Advocating on behalf of all women

  • Assistance to women's groups and other groups working on issues of concern to women

 

We can help

Call us free of charge in the NWT at 1-888-234-4485 or email us at council@statusofwomen.nt.ca

  • if you have concerns about how women are being treated,

  • if you want information about any issue related to women,

  • if you want help to work for women in your community.

 

Directors

The members of the Council are appointed by the NWT Minister Responsible for the Status of Women. The Council can have up to nine members representing the different regions and cultures of the NWT. Current Council members are:

 

 

 

 

Vacant
Dehcho

 


Jan Fullerton
North Slave


Paulina Roche
Sahtu


Doris Camsell
South Slave


Georgina Jacobson Masuzumi
Acting President
Beaufort/Delta

     
   

 

Staff

 

Mission Statement and Vision of the
Status of Women Council of the NWT

 

Our Mission

The Status of Women Council of the NWT is dedicated to achieving equality for all NWT women through

  • public education and awareness,

  • research,

  • advocacy,

  • community development,

  • interagency cooperation,

  • advice to government, and

  • identification and development of opportunities for women.

 

Our Vision

Equality for women in all areas of life.

Economic equality.

Communities, workplaces and families free from violence against women.

A society which respects and includes the diverse experiences and perspectives of all women.

 

Fax: 867-873-0285
Phone: 867-920-6177
Toll Free: 1-888-234-4485
Status of Women Council of the NWT, Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9, Canada

 

 

 

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