The St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre is a feminist organization that since 1972 is continually working to achieve equality and justice through political activism, community collaboration and the creation of a safe and inclusive space for all women and gender-diverse people in the St. John’s area. We are passionate about feminism, sex worker rights, ending all forms of gender-based violence, wage parity & childcare, increasing women and gender-diverse people in government & leadership, community, and activism.
The work of the St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre is guided by our beliefs and commitment to:
We are committed to providing accessible services to all women and gender-diverse people irrespective of race, ancestry, age, sexual orientation and inclusive of those who are Indigenous, two-spirit, people of colour, trans, sex workers, and living with disabilities.
We are committed to community building and community collaboration. We hold ourselves accountable to the broad community and to those who we serve.
Our work is focused on keeping women and gender-diverse people safe, minimizing risk and working alongside them in achieving their identified goals.
Trauma Informed Holistic Support and Programs
We strive to provide services that are welcoming, respectful, compassionate, supportive and appropriate to the needs of women and gender-diverse people affected by trauma.
Knowledge and Understanding
We are invested in building and applying our best knowledge in the service of positive change. We consider the people we serve to be the experts on their own lives and we seek understanding.
We are not influenced by or affiliated with a specific political party.
We all have a vital role to play in the fight for equality, rights, and justice in Newfoundland and Labrador. Wanting to make a donation, become a volunteer, or join the St. John’s Status of Women Council?