News and Events
- New Leadership for Women in Government CoalitionSweta Daboo is the new Executive Director for the Coalition
- May 13 2020
- The board and steering committee of the PEI Coalition for Women in Government are happy to announce that Sweta Daboo has been named the new Executive Director. Congratulations and welcome, Sweta!
- Employment Opportunity: Executive DirectorJob Advertisement
- Mar 27 2020
- The PEI Coalition for Women in Government is seeking a dynamic and engaged leader to help the organization advance women’s leadership in the political, civic, and democratic life of PEI
- Trauma-Informed Policy Project: Request for ProposalsRFP for a Project Coordinator
- Jan 09 2020
- The Coalition for Women in Government is seeking proposals to coordinate a project on trauma-informed policy as a tool to help organizations and institutions prevent and address violence against women, particularly in political contexts.
- Coalition LeveeInvitation
- Dec 28 2019
- Join the PEI Coalition for Women in Government for our Annual New Year's Levee on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 from 4:00-6:00 pm at St. Peter's Cathedral Hall
- Coalition Congratulates Natalie Jameson on District 9 WinDistrict 9 Deferred Election
- Jul 16 2019
- The Coalition for Women in Government congratulates Natalie Jameson on her win in the District 9 deferred election yesterday.
- Percentage of Women in PEI Cabinet Lowest in CanadaCabinet Data
- May 10 2019
- Following Thursday’s swearing-in ceremony for PEI’s Premier and Executive Council, the Coalition for Women in Government can confirm that PEI ranks last in Canada regarding gender representation in cabinet.
PEI in 2019
- 0% of MPs in PEI are women
- 26% of MLAs are women
- 25% of PEI Senators are women
- 32% of municipal councillors are women
- 50% of Lennox Island Band Council are women
- 25% of Abegweit Band Council members are women
How Does PEI Compare?
Percentage of women in provincial, territorial and national legislatures (2019):
|Rank||Jurisdiction||% of Women in Legislature|
|9||Prince Edward Island||26%|
|11||Newfoundland and Labrador||22.5%|