M-17.2 - Act respecting the Ministère de la Famille, des Aînés et de la Condition féminine

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3.2. The responsibilities of the Minister with regard to the status of women shall include
(1)  reinforcing government intervention to ensure gender equality and the safeguarding of women’s rights;
(2)  encouraging the actual achievement of gender equality, in particular by eliminating systemic discrimination against women;
(3)  informing, encouraging and supporting national, regional and local authorities so that they will act with full regard for gender equality and women’s rights;
(4)  seeing to the actual progression of gender equality; and
(5)  encouraging the public to take positive action toward the achievement of gender equality and equal rights for women.
2006, c. 25, s. 5.