Yukon government joins call for national public inquiry
April 23, 2013 - Yukon to join provincial and territorial counterparts in calling for a national public inquiry by the federal government into missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women Fund recipients announced
March 22, 2013 - Six new projects aimed at preventing violence against Aboriginal women are receiving funding.
Yukon government funding to support Aboriginal women's priorities
March 20, 2013 - Aboriginal women in Yukon to receive funding to support equality and priorities
Innovative affordable housing program continues for another five years
February 7, 2013 - Single-parent complex continues to get successful programs and services.
Silhouettes showcases anti-violence messages in public places
December 4, 2012 - Silhouettes being displayed in a number of public places as another means of provoking discussion and action in our daily lives to end violence against women.
Women’s History Month poster celebrates Yukon girls
October 11, 2012 - This year’s Women’s History Month poster features original artwork and photographs submitted by Yukon girls and young women. The images depict their responses to the question, “What does equality and fairness for girls look like to you?”
Coordinator position for single parent family complex to continue
September 28, 2012 - Family housing project in Whitehorse will conitue to benefit from coordinator services.
Women's Directorate to co-host the second Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Summit
September 18, 2012 - The Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Summit 2 is scheduled to occur October 13 and 14.
Contract for second stage housing is awarded
June 18, 2012 - New housing project in Whitehorse will aid women and children fleeing abuse.
Public invited to participate in anti-violence campaign on Facebook
June 15, 2012 - Social marketing campaign invites Yukoners to have their portraits sketched and added to the new Facebook page.
Funding will help groups address violence against Aboriginal women
June 4, 2012 - Eight organizations receive funding under the Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women Fund
Government launches anti-violence social marketing campaign
March 27, 2012 - A new social marketing campaign aims to change attitudes and behaviour toward violence against women and girls.
Government commits $4.5 million towards second stage housing
March 6, 2012 - Transitional housing to be built in Whitehorse for women and children escaping abuse.
Government commits to second stage housing
July 6, 2011 - Yukon government commits $1 million for second stage housing project.
Prevention of violence against Aboriginal women funding announced
March 28, 2011 - Projects to prevent violence against Aboriginal women, designed and delivered by Aboriginal women to meet the needs of their communities, received funding from the Yukon government.
Funding aimed at preventing violence against Aboriginal women
August 20, 2010 - Six organizations to receive funds to help tackle violence against Aboriginal women.
Three-year funding helps achieve equality for women
August 2, 2010 - The 2010-13 Women’s Equality Funding Program provides funding to nine organizations.
Leadership, education and wellness opportunities for Yukon Aboriginal women
June 30, 2010 - Yukon Aboriginal women to deliver projects to further equality
French language Women’s Directorate website now online
May 14, 2010 - Francophones can access information about services and programs for women.
Funding enhancements advance work on gender equity
January 28, 2010 - Yukon organizations working on behalf of women receive long-term funding.
Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women
October 6, 2009
Violence Prevention Video Available Through YouTube
August 18, 2009
Funding for Violence Prevention Doubled
March 9, 2009
Annual Women’s Forum Focuses on Leadership
October 2, 2008
Violence Prevention Videos In Demand
July 23, 2008
Government Releases Violence Prevention Videos
May 29, 2008
Funding Supports Women's Equality Work
April 22, 2008
Needs of Women and Children Focus of New Housing Initative
November 6, 2007
Violence Prevention Videos to be Produced
November 1, 2007
Women's History Month Celebrates Yukon Elder Beadwork
October 17, 2007
Yukon Aboriginal Women's Summit Scheduled
October 12, 2007
Yukoners Attend Aboriginal Women's Summit In Cornerbook
June 13, 2007
Ministers To Meet On Issues Of Concern To Northern Women
January 31, 2007
Outreach Van Coverage Increases To Six Nights A Week
September 7, 2006
Women Exploring Trades And Technology Course Concludes
July 17, 2006
National Aboriginal Women And Violence Forum
March 22, 2006
Program To Increase Women's Participation In Skilled Trades
March 10, 2006
Youth Projects Benefit From $39,360 Investment
December 20, 2005
Education Campaign Addresses Violence Against Yukon Women And Children
November 15, 2005
Trades Report To Help Increase Women's Participation
October 17, 2005
Yukon Government Initiatives Help Women End Abuse
March 23, 2005
Appointments Made To Yukon Advisory Council On Women's Issues
February 10, 2005