Women’s Issues

In the 2018 municipal election, women emerged as more of a political force than ever before, with strong female leadership at the District of Sechelt and the SCRD, and a significant presence on Gibsons Council. In 2015 The Progress Plan identified issues of importance to women on the Sunshine Coast including their economic disadvantage, the high cost of transportation, lack of affordable and available child care, and abusive relationships.   Barriers to women’s prosperity and specific changes that would benefit local women, families, and our community continue to be explored.

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