gender equality

Trudeau handles a piece of steel at a campaign stop in Cambridge, Ont., on Aug. 29, 2021 (Nathan Denette/CP)

Federal election 2021: The men on the campaign trail

Justin Ling: One thing this election has made clear: For all the gains towards gender equality this country has made—boy, do we ever have a way to go

The best and worst places to be a woman in Canada in 2019

The two cities at the top and bottom of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives ranking are only about a three-hour drive apart in southern Ontario

Canada’s housing crisis reinforces violence against poor women

Women are more likely to experience ‘invisible homelessness’—a fate that can be exacerbated by gender-based violence

Why male political leaders pursue gender quota laws

A new study looks at the motivations of those who enact such laws and finds that there is often a surprising strategic purpose at play

20 jobs that have the biggest gender wage gaps in Canada

The occupation with the highest wage gap may surprise you

A crash course in how the feds could improve gender equality

Anne Kingston: The real lessons in a ranking of best cities for women: that the gender gap persists across Canada—and the solutions are staring us in the face

See photos from the Women in the World Conference

On Monday, Justin Trudeau joined Tina Brown at the Women in the World conference in Toronto, the first time the event has been held in Canada, and the second time this year the Prime Minister and Brown have shared the stage. The summit drew activists, academics, CEOs, politicians and actors, including Angelina Jolie, from around…

The rise of the gender-equality budget

A look at a new way that governments are tackling budgets, and the way they impact different genders

Canadian politics are sexist. What are men going to do about it?

Female politicians are speaking up about the harassment they experience on the regular, but the issue won’t improve until men stop staking their masculinity on power.

One way to promote gender parity in politics: financial penalties

NDP MP Kennedy Stewart’s private member’s bill would penalize political parties who don’t run gender-balanced slates of candidates

Christine Lagarde on slow growth, inequality and fighting cynicism

A Q&A with the head of the International Monetary Fund ahead of her rare visit to Canada this week.

Maclean’s on the Hill: Medical pot, MP votes and Peace Tower bells

The second episode in our summer series of #cdnpoli podcasts