Gender & Inclusion Strategies

Develop a civic strategy for gender and diversity inclusion and equity.


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North America

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Organization: City of Vancouver

About the Wise Practice

The strategy reflects the City’s vision to make Vancouver a place where all women have access to resources and opportunities so that they can fully participate in the political, economic, cultural and social life of the city.


Diversity & Inclusion


Goal 1: Embrace diversity in cities and human settlements, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status, to strengthen social cohesion, intercultural dialogue and understanding, tolerance, mutual respect, gender equality and inclusion (NUA 40; SDG 10.2).


A variety of baseline measures e.g statistical measures of women’s sense of safety and internal statistics on women’s representation within the City’s workforce.


Baseline data can be monitored over time to assess progress towards goals.


Resources and More Information

Vancouver: A City for All Women – Women’s Equity Strategy 2018-2028