PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Conseil consultatif sur la situation de la femme de l’Î.-P.-É.

Working for gender equality for all Islanders

Promoting changes of attitude within the Prince Edward Island community

Advising government to achieve equality in legislation, policies, and programs

The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women (PEIACSW) is an arm’s-length government-appointed Council. Nine Council members are selected from among Island women who have demonstrated a commitment to women’s equality and who represent regional, cultural, and ethnic diversity.

Travailler à l’atteinte de l’égalité des genres pour tous les Insulaires

Favoriser les changements d’attitude dans la communauté de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard

Conseiller le gouvernement pour établir l’égalité dans les lois, les politiques et les programmes

Le Conseil consultatif sur la situation de la femme de l’Î.-P.-É. (CCSFÎPÉ) est un conseil indépendant dont les membres sont nommés par le gouvernement. Le Conseil est composé de neuf membres sélectionnés parmi des femmes insulaires qui font preuve d’intérêt pour l’égalité de la femme et qui représentent la diversité régionale, culturelle et ethnique.

Recent news from PEI ACSW

Trans Experiences Of Gender-Based Violence

Hello Everyone, Welcome, we are gathered to remember the victims of the Polytechnique massacre and all the victims of gender-based violence. I remember hearing about the massacre in Montreal growing up in the 90s. I am both deeply honoured and profoundly saddened to...

Justice not served in recent sentencing

My adult daughter texted me once with a message that said, Mom, Mom, Mom. I guess she felt I would answer quicker or realize the urgency.  When I heard that the attempted murder charge for Michael Arthur Gaudet was reduced to aggravated assault for the stabbing of an...

Thank You Card – December 6, 2021

Council members and staff of the PEI Status of Women offer their heartfelt appreciation to all who contributed to the 2021 Purple Ribbon Campaign Against Violence, including the December 6th Montreal Massacre Memorial Service. We are especially grateful to those who...

December 6, 2021 Memorial Service Gallery

The selection of photos below are from the December 6, 2021 Memorial Service for Victims of Violence Against Women held at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (venue sponsor). We appreciate everyone who attended the service, watched the livestream, and participated...