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About the Advisory Council

The Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women is an arms-length from government advisory agency. The nine members of Council are appointed by government to work for equality and to support women's full and active participation in social, legal, cultural, economic, and political spheres of life.

Find out more about our legislated mandate, our members, and our staff. [MORE...]


Browse Advisory Council news and views to get to know the neighbourhood. Read our upcoming and recent community events notices, press releases, and letters to the editor. [MORE...]


  • December 6, 2014 Commentary - Honouring Our Indigenous Sisters / En l’honneur de nos sœurs autochtones ... Link: English and French
  • 2014 Purple Ribbon Campaign including the Pinning Party, Teachers Guides, Memorial Services, Video ... link
  • Activities Update Newsletter ... link
  • 2013-2014 Annual Report ... link
  • Bienvenue Yvonne! ... link
  • 2014 Municipal Election Guide / Guide des élections municipales 2014 (bilingue) ... PDF
  • National Coalition of Advisory Councils Meets in Charlottetown ... link
  • Equality Garden Party a Grand Success ... link
  • Letter to the Editor: What is an undue risk to society? ... link
  • Distinction de service (Service Award) – Marcia Enman ... link
  • Advisory Council Meets in Beautiful Canoe Cove, PEI ... link
  • Response to the Closure of
    the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, NB
    ... link
  • Presentation on Family Violence Prevention
    ... link ... PDF ... Slides
  • Happy International Women's Day 2014 ... link
  • Family Violence Prevention Week Infographics
    • FACTS on Family Violence on PEI
    • FAITS sur la violence familiale à l’Î.-P.-É. ... link
  • MOVING ON ... ENG ... FRE
    • Moving On Booklet, 2013 ... link
    • Aller de l’avant, Édition 2013 ... link
    document ... news release

purple ribbon campaign bookmarks

Moving On Aller de l'avant



Policy Guides

Find out what you need to know about major policy issues for women in PEIACSW Policy Guides and Equality Report Card documents that combine analysis and Recommendations with helpful fact sheets and answers to frequently asked questions. Includes: Electoral Reform, Maternity and Parental Benefits, Early Childhood Care and Education, Family Law, Unpaid Work, Health, and Addiction. [MORE...]

Projects and Events

Learn more about annual events for the Purple Ribbon Campaign Against Violence and International Women's Day, find out if you are eligible for an ACSW bursary, and check out past special projects. [MORE...]


Find printable copies of past and present documents, including popular resources such as Moving On: A Guide for Women Leaving Relationships and Women and Credit in PEI; also special reports such as election guides, briefs submitted to government, posters, and more. [MORE...]

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