↗ The up-to-date statistical profile of PEI women, Women in PEI: A Statistical Review 2010 has been completed, translated into French, printed, made available on-line and distributed. The Advisory Council calls this a significant step. The statistical review provides useful sex- disaggregated data on households, education, work and income, health, justice, violence against women, women and leadership, and caregiving.
↗ The process used for creating the statistical profile, including extensive community consultation, is a good model and has resulted in a product that responds to needs the community has identified for data to support their work.
→ Next steps expected: The Advisory Council on the Status of Women will be looking for evidence that the statistical review is being used to support gender-based analysis in policy- making. The Advisory Council strongly recommends that government make a public commitment to update the Women in PEI: Statistical Review every five years.
Update of 1996 statistical profile of women on PEI: A
This is an excerpt from the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women 2011 Equality Report Card for PEI, released in June 2011 and based on information updated to May 30, 2011. The Advisory Council is republishing one area of assessment each week on this blog. For more information, visit the Advisory Council on the Status of Women website.