Mitzi Dean Appointed as Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equality

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Dean will serve under the direction of Minister of Finance Carole James and has the following responsibilities:

  • ensuring gender equity is reflected in government budgets, policies and programs;
  • co-ordinating cross-government action on gender issues, including gender violence, gender equality and women’s economic empowerment;
  • tracking progress on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women;
  • liaising with feminist and women’s organizations; and
  • promoting gender equity and leadership at senior levels in the public and private sector.