Women

April 16, 2014
Last week, the Fredericton Morgentaler clinic announced that it would be closing its doors in July due to a lack of funding from the New Brunswick government. New Brunswick is the only province in...
Keywords: Article , Women, New Brunswick
April 15, 2014
In honour of the first Equal Pay Day in Ontario (Wednesday April 16th), PovNet has collected some news articles and resources for you to read. The gender pay gap has become normalized. Critics often...
Keywords: Article , Unemployment, Women, All of Canada
April 14, 2014
A single mother with one child receives $945 a month in income assistance or $1,242 in disability assistance. If she receives any child-support money from an ex-partner, the government reduces her...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Women, British Columbia
March 25, 2014
The Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses today released their first pan Canadian annual survey SHELTER VOICES on the state of emergency shelters in Canada. The survey shows...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Women, All of Canada
March 24, 2014
A photography exhibit opened Thursday night at Charlottetown's Confederation Centre of the Arts, featuring photographs by women living near or below the poverty line. The photos are accompanied by...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Women, Prince Edward Island
March 10, 2014
West Coast LEAF has proposed two ways to address a critical lack of family law services in British Columbia. The first recommendation is a pilot project with lawyers working in community agencies so...
Keywords: Article , Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women, British Columbia
March 7, 2014
There are several important articles and websites PovNet would like to share with you on International Women's Day. The first is the "He to She" campaign, a UN Women Campaign that asks men to raise...
Keywords: Article , Women, All of Canada, International
February 18, 2014
Pauktuutit is the national non-profit organization representing all Inuit women in Canada. Its mandate is to foster a greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, and to encourage their...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, abuse prevention, Inuit, inuit women, Multilingual, Women, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
February 17, 2014
Bonnie Sherr Klein is a documentary filmmaker and long-time activist in the feminist and disability movements. In this lecture at UBC Law (the 2014 Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice) she shares...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada
February 11, 2014
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through...
Keywords: Online Resource , Ethnicity and Race, feminism, trans, Violence, Women, General resources, United States
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