Government Women and Youth

Ensure gender-based impact analysis in Cabinet decision-making.

Liberal Platform Page 35 October 5, 2015
In progress
Mar 2017

Liberals' 1st gender-sensitive budget identifies gaps, funds possible fixes

CBC News March 22, 2017

Sixty measures in the 2017 federal budget affect men and women differently, according to analyses presented for the first time in their own budget chapter, on an equal footing with other chapters dedicated to tax fairness and the government's much-discussed skills and innovation strategy.

Morneau's determined to get more women participating in the workforce. Currently, they make up 51 per cent of the population but 47 per cent of the labour force. Gender-focused economic strategy could bring that number up.

The government also launched an analysis tool to that effect in May 2017 called GBA+.