Gender Equity Audits

WomenActive-NS will be developing a process for organizations and practitioners where we collaboratively assess their organization, program, or facility using a gender lens.

Until we build this process and the necessary supports, the following resources are available:

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity offers two practical tools to help organizations review their operations, set goals, and take action to actively engage women and girls as participants and leaders.

Assessment criteria examine programs, policy, leadership and the physical and social environment; based on the CAAWS publication “Actively Engaging Women and Girls: Addressing the Psycho-Social Factors” (PDF, 1.1 MB), developed as a supplement to the Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) foundation documents.

  1. Gender Equity Assessment Tool: For Community Sport and Physical Activity Providers (PDF, 848 KB)
  2. Gender Equity Assessment Tool: For Sport Clubs and Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations (PDF, 848 KB)

Watch a webinar recording about the Gender Equity and the assessment tools.

Another tool available is the Organizational Assessment Questionnaire on Gender Equity, developed by Taking Action