Bill C-284 An Act respecting Status of Women Canada

Essentially, this bill seeks to re-establish the Royal Commission on the Status of Women. Its role was to advise the minister, promote gender equality and advance the full participation of women in our country. Canada is a signatory to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and encourages the advancement and full participation of women in all spheres of life.

Seconded by Elizabeth May on February 1, 2012

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