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These tools and resources provide information for women, community organizations and municipal decision makers to take action. Local, national and international women's organizations are an excellent resource to provide valuable tools and information.

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Download the Diversity Calendar.

City of Ottawa's Equity and Diversity Self-Identification Survey

City of Ottawa Equity and Diversity Policy

City of Ottawa Women’s Access to Municipal Services

City of Ottawa Taking Women into account

City of Ottawa Gender Equality Lens (you may print this guide to assist you in using a Gender Equality Lens. However, prior to using any part of this guide in another publication, contact us for permission).

Find action tools developed by CAWI in Publications.


Campaign Toolkit for Women, Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Canadian Women’s Foundation

City of Montreal: Femmes et Ville

City of Toronto’s Equity Committee

City of Toronto’s Constance E. Hamilton Award on the Status of Women

Community Development Handbook

Community Development Facilitator's Guide

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women

Equal Voice online tool for women interested in getting into politics.

Gender Budget Project – UN Platform for Action Committee Manitoba (UNPAC)

Increasing Women’s Participation in Decision Making, Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Toronto: Women Call to Action

Toronto Women's City Alliance :

  1. Gendered Cities: Built and Physical Environments, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Prabha Khosla 
  2. Gender Mainstreaming in Local Governments, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Sonja Greckol
  3. Racialized and Immigrant Women in Cities, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Kamlyn Ng-See-Quan
  4. Women's Poverty in Cities, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Prabha Khosla
  5. Women with Disabilities in the Urban Environment, Toronto Women's City Alliance, by Rafia Haniff-Cleofas and Rabia Khedr

City of Vancouver: Implementation Of The City’s Gender Equality Strategy

National Association on Women and the Law NAWL

Status of Women Canada

Springtide Resources: ending violence against women

Women and Budgets - UNPAC Manitoba

Women in Canada – A Gender-based Statistical Report

Women's Election Booklet, Women's Action Alliance for Change, Nova Scotia


City of London, England : Equality Framework

City of London, England: Equality and Diversity Division

City of London: Evaluating the Consequences of Urban Devolution: Greater London Authority Creation in Comparative Perspective, by Sylvia Bashevkin (2005)

Feminist Alliance for International Action FAFIA

Gender in Local Government – A Sourcebook for Trainers – Un-Habitat

IULA declaration on Women and Cities

Women in Cities International