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Yukon Status of Women Council

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Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: courtesy of Ruth Unrau

The research is in. When women lead the way, companies, organizations, and communities all benefit. Study after study has concluded that having more female leaders in top positions is correlated with increased profitability and performance. Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

“Intersectional feminism”—what is it and what does it mean? The Yukon Status of Women Council (YSWC) is helping Yukoners learn more with an interactive (feminist) film screening of Bend it like Beckham. The event, which will act as a fundraiser... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2018-05-02, PHOTO: America Dominguez

The Yukon Status of Women Council (YSWC) is hosting our second Interactive Film Screening event in Whitehorse. On May 10th at the Beringia Interpretive Centre, the YSWC, in partnership with Whitehorse Blue Bin Recycling, will celebrate “badass... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2018-03-07, PHOTO: Pixabay

In September, we “Take Back the Night” by taking to the streets reminding our community that self-identified women deserve to be safe on the street, out at parties with our friends, on dates and in cab rides home. And we Walk with our Sisters in... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2017-05-24, PHOTO: Reem Girgrah

When I meet someone new, I am used to being asked what I do for a living. The answer to that question inevitably leads to deeper discussions about the issue of violence against women. A few months ago I had conversation that sat with me for a long... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2017-04-05,

Our identities are multifaceted and complex, in order to address gender-based inequality and violence we need to find ways to hear each other in order to effectively create social change that benefits everyone in the end. No one should be left... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2017-03-29, PHOTO: May Stewart

Trekking around the vast wilderness behind my grandparents home, I remember my grandma taking me through the wilderness teaching me about traditional medicines. I loved learning what the medicines could be used for, when to use them, their... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle