Maine's Permanent Commission on the Status of Women


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The Permanent Commission on the Status of Women is a government appointed group dedicated to improving opportunities for women and girls. As such, we advise the Governor and members of the Legislature about policy and social issues affecting women and girls in the state Title 5, Chapter 371-A: Permanent Commission on the Status of Women.

Commission Members List
List Updated 9/19/2023 PDF Format

In the Media


Panelists discuss women in leadership, STEM, and the importance of childcare.

Moderated by Dania Bowie

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Panelists discuss challenges surrounding childcare access for women of color in Maine and action steps for change.

Moderated by Maine Rep. Rachel Talbot Ross.

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2022 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in Maine

Previous reports



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Watch videos from the 2016 conference sessions

Next Meeting:

Thursday, December 14, 2023
Time: 9:30am-11:00am

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Meeting Minutes:

June 15, 2023

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April 20, 2023

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February 16, 2023
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October 20, 2022
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August 18, 2022
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April 21, 2022
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February 17, 2022
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December 16, 2021
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October 21, 2021
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June 17, 2021

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May 17, 2021

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April 15, 2021

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February 18, 2021
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