Yukon women have had great successes in politics reaching higher percentages in the legislature than other jurisdictions. The territory is also home to the first female party leader in Canada, Hilda Watson, who led the Progressive Conservatives in 1978 and the first female leader of a national party, Audrey McLaughlin who led the NDP from 1989 to 1995. Despite these successes, Yukon women seem to be largely absent from the Canadian narrative. This website shares the history and experiences of women in Yukon politics. It also takes a look at why Yukon women have been successful in politics and what can be done to bring more women into the political fold. Click the icons above to find out more.