Fonds AR534 - B.C. Ministry of Women's Equality fonds

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B.C. Ministry of Women's Equality fonds

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  • Textual record
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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.

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  • 1917 - 2004 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Ministry of Women's Equality
    Predominant 1990-2001

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1.0 m of textual records and other materials.

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The British Columbia Ministry of Women's Equality was established in November 1991 when the Ministry of Women's Programs and Government Services and Minister Responsible for Families split up to form the Ministry of Women's Equality and the Ministry of Government Services.

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The fonds consists of documents and ephemera from the British Columbia Ministry of Women's Equality. Includes a history of the ministry as well as documents about programs developed by the ministry.

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Gift of Patricia Morris, 2016.


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A file list is available. Finding aid includes list of donated publications. The publications have been catalogued separately (Gift of BC Ministry of Women's Equality, 2016)

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The BC Ministry of Women's Equality was dissolved in early 2001. Before its dissolution, the Ministry's Stopping the Violence branch worked closely with the BC Ministry of Attorney General's Victim Assistance Programs, and with community-based service providers, to create and enhance policies, programs, and services designed to prevent and intervene in violence against women.

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Created by JF, January 10, 2022.
Updated by JF, March 14, 2022.

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  • English

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