About Us

Mission, Vision & Values


To achieve gender equity and sexual health for all by driving collaborative and cutting-edge research, evidence-based policy, and clinical/community practice in BC, Canada and globally.


To provide leadership in advancing gender equity and sexual health for all in BC, Canada, and globally through rigorous community-engaged research that meets the highest scientific and ethical standards; evidence-based policy development and advocacy; and fostering the implementation of innovative, patient-centred clinical and community practices through guidelines and education.


Our core values underlie all aspects of CGSHE and underpin our strategic priorities across research, policy and practice realms.

  • Advocacy and Action
  • Anti-Oppression and Indigenous Reconciliation
  • Gender and Sexual Diversity and Rights
  • Innovation
  • Intersectional Feminism
  • Partnership and Co-Creation of Knowledge
  • Reproductive Justice