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International Legislative Audit Assistance Program (1980-2012)

The International Legislative Audit Assistance Program (ILAAP) is a strong supporter of Canada's leadership role in promoting the full participation of women as equal partners in their societies.

CCAF Policy

CCAF enforces strict requirements to ensure equal participation of woman and men in the Program and to promote gender awareness among its partners.

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CCAF's Policy on Gender Awareness

CIDA Policy

Gender equality is one of the Canadian International Development Agency's (CIDA) crosscutting themes that it emphasizes in all of its work.

Learn more about CIDA's commitment to gender equality:

CIDA's Policy on Gender Equality

Participants at workshop in Tanzania

Gender equality means that women and men have equal conditions for realizing their full human rights and for contributing to national, political, economic, social, and cultural development. It also means that both women and men benefit equally from the results of that development.

CIDA's definition of Gender Equality















Building Awareness

Fellows attend a series of practicums on gender awareness. They observe the important roles women hold at all levels of a Canadian legislative audit institution, in the public sector, and in society in general.

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Activities and Resources

Results and Benefits