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Status of Women Office

The Status of Women Office is the sole branch in government that reports on the status of women.


The Status of Women Office acts as a catalyst within government to raise awareness of issues affecting women and their families and to ensure gender considerations are integrated into all aspects of government policy-making, legislation and program development.


1. Information you might be looking for

  • Research documents - contain statistics on:
    • Demographic and Socioeconomic Profiles of Saskatchewan Women
    • Gender Equality in Saskatchewan
    • Measuring Violence Against Women
    • Women in the Saskatchewan Labour Market
  • Annual Key Dates for Women - includes:
    • International Women's Day*- celebrated each year on March 8th
    • Women's History Month - celebrated each year in October
    • International Day of the Girl - celebrated each year on October 11th and
    • December 6th - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Women and Work - 2009-2014 reports that provide a point-in-time snapshot of the status of women and gender equality in Saskatchewan

* Newest information


2. Programs and services

The Status of Women Office works through partnerships rather than client-based programs.

The Status of Women Office adds capacity to government’s policy and decision-making function by:

  • conducting sex – and gender-based analysis;
  • developing and reporting on equality indicators; and
  • leading work with government ministries, crown corporations, agencies and others to identify changes that will modify and shape programs and services to respond to the emerging priorities for women and their families.

3. Ministers and managers

Hon. Tina Beaudry-Mellor
Hon. Tina Beaudry-Mellor, Minister

Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-0341
Fax (306) 798-0263
Mailing Address Room 307, Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B3

5. Legislation

The Women’s Affairs Act  guides the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women.

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