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About Ministry of the Status of Women

Ministry of the Status of Women (MSW) works to increase women’s economic security and to end violence against women.

MSW collaborates with women’s organizations and across government to advance women’s equality, support their safety and improve their economic security.

MSW also provides grants to organizations that offer innovative violence prevention education programs and training programs for jobs and entrepreneurship.

Read the mandate letter.

Contact Us


In Toronto:(416) 314-0300
Toll Free: 1-866-510-5902
TTY: (416) 314-0258


(416) 314-0247


Ministry of the Status of Women
777 Bay Street, 6th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M7A 2J4