Counting us in: a statistical profile of Yukon women

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Government of Yukon Women's Directorate
Government of Yukon Women's Directorate
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Provides an overview of the lives of women in the Yukon, using selected satatistical data and raises awareness of some of the issues facing Yukon women today. The report compares the lives of Yukon women and men, and those of Yukon women and Canadian women. It highlights areas where iniquities exist and persist as well as where policy may need to be focused or altered. It also likely identifies areas for further research, discussion and policy/program focus. This document is meant to assist government departments to engage in gender-based analysis of territorial public policy, programs and legislation. It will act as baseline data which can be updated on a regular basis in order to provide the most comprehensive and current information on the well-being and quality of life of Yukon women.

HEST.W66 1999
ISBN 1550188526