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The National Voice of Inuit Women

Pauktuutit is the national representative organization of Inuit women in Canada and is governed by a 14-member Board of Directors from across Canada. We foster greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, advocate for equality and social improvements, and encourage Inuit women’s full participation in the community, regional and national life of Canada.

President’s Message

Tungasuritsi! It is my pleasure to present Pauktuutit’s official website. Pauktuutit has been advocating for the social, cultural, political and economic betterment of Inuit women, their families and communities since 1984 – a rich history I am proud to contribute to alongside our Board of Directors. I invite you to learn more about the realities of Inuit women and the work Pauktuutit does by reading about our mandate, advocacy, and department projects. By working with government, community leaders and Inuit organizations, we support Inuit women to reach their full potential in safe, happy communities. Nakurmiik! — Rebecca Kudloo

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The National Voice of Inuit Women

Pauktuutit is the national representative organization of Inuit women in Canada and is governed by a 14-member Board of Directors from across Canada. We foster greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, advocate for equality and social improvements, and encourage Inuit women’s full participation in the community, regional and national life of Canada.

President’s Message

Tungasuritsi! It is my pleasure to present Pauktuutit’s official website.

Pauktuutit has been advocating for the social, cultural, political and economic betterment of Inuit women, their families and communities since 1984 – a rich history I am proud to contribute to alongside our Board of Directors.

I invite you to learn more about the realities of Inuit women and the work Pauktuutit does by reading about our mandate, advocacy, and department projects.

By working with government, community leaders and Inuit organizations, we support Inuit women to reach their full potential in safe, happy communities. Nakurmiik! — Rebecca Kudloo

Find the nomination forms that apply to your region for Pauktuutit Board of Directors & Inuk Women of the Year Award.

Our COVID-19 resource page contains links to key information about COVID-19 that you can use. 

Addressing Gendered Violence against Inuit Women:

A review of police policies and practices in Inuit Nunangat

Full Report & Recommendations
Pauktuutit Inuit Women Canada
and
Dr. Elizabeth Comack
Department of Sociology and Criminology
University of Manitoba

Cannabis Prevalence and Interventions in Inuit Communities

A literature review

This report presents the findings of a scoping review conducted to inform a larger project with Inuit women, youth, and their partners that will develop an awareness and education campaign that encompasses a harm reduction approach to cannabis use.

Reproductive Health Rights

A Summary Report

Inuit have unique needs and experiences that differ from First Nations and Métis, so Inuit women are at a different starting point around reproductive and sexual health rights. Learning requires a distinct, unique, and Inuit-specific approach.

Latest News

ᐸᐅᒃᑑᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᑦᑐᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᔅᓱᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ ᖃᓄᖅᑑᕈᑎᔅᓴᓂᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᓂᑦ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑎᑦᑎᒍᑎᔅᓴᓂᑦ MMIWG ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑐᓕᒍᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᖅᑎᒍᑦ ᕿᓄᔾᔪᑎᒋᓯᒪᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ

ᐸᐅᒃᑰᑎᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᕐᓯᕕᐅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖑᕙᓪᓕᐊᒻᒪᑕᒎᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᓪᓗᑎᒃ−ᐋᖅᑭᔅᓱᐃᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᖃᓄᖅᑑᕈᑎᔅᓴᓂᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᓂᑦ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑐᓕᒍᑕᐅᖁᔭᐅᔪᓂᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᖅᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᔭᕇᕈᑎᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖏᓐᓃᑦᑐᓂᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᒥ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᔭᒐᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐃᓄᐊᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓯᒪᔪᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᑐᖃᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᓂᕕᐊᕐᓯᐊᓪᓗ (MMIWG).

Current Initiatives

Adapted Community Readiness Model (CRM)

Questions for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education and Screening with Inuit Communities

Sivummuatsiarniq

An Urban Resource Guide for Inuit Women

Naturally Curious

Talking to Youth About Sexual Health

Inuit Women in Business Network

Strong Businesswomen. Strong Communities. Strong North.

Nipimit Nanisiniq

Finding Voice

Believe. Ask. Connect.

Sharing your deepest secrets isn’t easy.

Tavva

National Inuit Sexual Health Strategy
Our Work

Abuse Prevention

Violence and abuse prevention have been our top priorities since 1984.

Socio-Economic

Addressing a broad range of social, economic and political issues.

Health

Helping improve the health of Inuit women and their families.

Library

Search our extensive archive of resources and publications.