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Resources

Want to learn more about diversity and representation of women and equity-deserving communities in politics? Dive into the resources below!

Stay up to date on the percentage of women in national parliaments around the world (yes, Canada is still 63).

In late August 2022, Informed Opinions commissioned a survey to understand how Canadians perceive women’s political representation, including how Canada ranks relative to other countries, the level of importance of this issue, and support for solutions. Find out what we learned.

In 2019, the Standing Committee on the Status of Women published this detailed report on engaging more women in the Canadian political landscape. Check out its conclusions.

Important Terms

WG2STGD+

2SLGBTQIA+

Democracy

Equality

Equity

Equity-deserving communities

Feminism

Intersectionality

Parity

Quotas

Systemic barriers

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