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Government Action on Women’s Issues

The Ontario Women’s Directorate and other government ministries and agencies are taking action to address issues affecting women across Ontario.


2013 Progress Report: Ontario’s Sexual Violence Action Plan

Ontario has released its 2013 Progress Report on Changing Attitudes, Changing Lives: Ontario’s Sexual Violence Action Plan. The Progress Report provides an update on key steps taken in the first two years of the Action Plan towards ending sexual violence.


Developing a Response to Sexual Violence: A Resource Guide for Ontario’s Colleges and Universities

The guide provides information and resources to assist Ontario’s colleges and universities in their ongoing efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence.


Changing Attitudes, Changing Lives: Ontario’s Sexual Violence Action Plan

The Sexual Violence Action Plan takes a coordinated and collaborative approach to prevent sexual violence and improve supports for survivors.


Domestic Violence Action Plan Progress Report Update May 2012

This report highlights actions that we have taken in response to the Council's recommendations as well as other key accomplishments since the last update on the Domestic Violence Action Plan in 2007.


Transforming Our Communities: Report of the Domestic Violence Advisory Council-2009

The Domestic Violence Advisory Council, established in the fall 2007, provides recommendations on how to improve the existing provincial system of violence against women programs and services to better meet the diverse needs of abused women and their children.


Ontario's Domestic Violence Action Plan – Update January 2007

This report provides an update on some of the key initiatives that have been undertaken since the launch of the Domestic Violence Action Plan in 2004.


Developing a Response to Sexual Violence

A Resource Guide for Ontario’s Colleges and Universities

A new resource to assist Ontario’s colleges and universities in their ongoing efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence.

Ontario’s Domestic Violence Action Plan - 2005

The Domestic Violence Action Plan is the government's comprehensive plan to help women and children live free from fear of domestic violence.

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy

The Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS) addresses family violence and health issues within an Aboriginal context.

Poverty Reduction Strategy

The poverty reduction strategy focuses on giving children and their families the support they need to achieve their full potential.


Open Minds, Healthy Minds: Ontario’s Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy - 2011

Ontario's Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy aims to create more coordinated, responsive, client-centred mental health and addictions services throughout the province.


Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy - 2010

The long-term housing strategy makes it easier for Ontario families to find and maintain affordable housing.


Echo: Improving Women’s Health in Ontario

Echo is an agency of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care with a mandate to serve as a catalyst for improving women’s health.

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