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Who We Are

The Canadian Coalition to Empower Women exists to advance gender equality and the economic empowerment of women in Canada; recognizing it is essential to build strong economies, establish more stable and just societies, and improve the quality of life for all Canadians and their families in communities across Canada. 


What We Do



Leverage the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to bring together our innovative private sector dedicated to engaging, developing and promoting women and gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community with visionary organizations and governmental leaders to achieve gender equality and inclusive diversity in Canada.

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By building local, provincial and national partnerships between all stakeholders to advance the economic empowerment of women and share best practices to support the sustainable development goals across Canada, one community at a time.



Support the Women’s Empowerment Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals through:

  • Awareness Campaigns and Signing Moments,
  • Promotion and Advocacy,
  • Best Practice Sharing,
  • Recognition, Awards and
  • Community Building 


Our Goal

Grounded in the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), Sustainable Development Goals and leveraging the empowerwomen.org platform for change we:

  • Connect and build partnerships with businesses of all sizes, government at all levels, and all other stakeholders including civil society, community service, business and labour organizations.
  • Explore the benefits and explore the myths of gender equality to promote a fresh dialogue that acknowledges that it will take all of us from every stakeholder group to make gender equality a reality in Canada.
  • Empower innovative thinking and best practice sharing to create tangible strategies and workplace policies and practices that promote representation, opportunities and value solutions.

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Your Signing Moment

Join the growing number of progressive and mindful leaders from businesses of all shapes and sizes, governments at all levels and civil society organizations that have taken the all-important first step on their journey to empowerment through their own formal signing moment

Sign the UN WEPs

CEO's and Business Owners 

Joining the WEPs network is straightforward: Download the CEO Statement of Support (EnglishFrenchSpanishPortuguese), have it signed by your company’s CEO, and submit it with your online application at https://www.weps.org/join.

For a fast and seamless signing process, you can review How to Complete the Application guidelines and instructions (EnglishFrench). 

You may also wish to consult the Frequently Asked Questions.

Sign the CCEW Statment of Support

Organizations, Civil Society and Governments can sign the CCEW Statement of support. Organizations/Civil Society can also demonstrate their commitment to gender equality and women's empowerment by registering their organization on the UN Women - global empowerwomen.org Organization online form.



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