Women

March 30, 2009
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU) is a policy and research oriented facility that focuses on early childhood education and child care (ECEC) and family policy in Canada and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Family, Women, General resources
March 30, 2009
A couple of reports have looked at the links between income, women, and childcare in Canada. Stats Canada just released a report that shows that a sizeable earnings gap exists between Canadian women...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Women, All of Canada
November 24, 2008
Stepping Stone is a user-directed non-profit organization based in Halifax that provides supportive programs and services to former and current sex workers that contribute to their health, safety,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Women, Workers' Rights, Nova Scotia, Organizations
October 27, 2008
Twenty-five years ago, Canada was among the first countries to sign the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) treaty. The Canadian Feminist...
Keywords: Article , News, Women, All of Canada, International
October 5, 2008
Indigenous women's organizations are calling on all candidates in the upcoming federal election to stop the violence against indigenous women and children and to uphold and promote the rights of all...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, Women, All of Canada
September 8, 2008
Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS) Immigrant Women Engagement in the Legal System project has released their first report, Engaging Immigrant Women In The Legal System-Community Engagement...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, LGBTQ, News, Violence, Women, British Columbia
June 28, 2008
In memory of all the missing and murdered women and children, aboriginal women are walking from Victoria, BC to Ottawa from June to September 2008. Gladys Radek, who lost a niece to the Highway of...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada
January 24, 2008
During the Governor General's tour of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside yesterday, women and residents blocked a local city councillor, Elizabeth Ball from entering the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre,...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, British Columbia
January 2, 2008
The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women has a new fact sheet, Women’s experiences of social programs for people with low incomes (in PDF). This fact sheet weaves together the...
Keywords: Article , Bilingual, Ethnicity and Race, Indigenous, News, Welfare, Women, All of Canada
October 15, 2007
Shelagh Day and Gwen Brodsky have authored a study entitled: Women and the Canada Social Transfer: Securing the Social Union (in PDF). The report explains how social assistance and legal aid have...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, Welfare, Women, All of Canada
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