Women

August 21, 2001
CERA (Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation) is launching a new project called "Women and Housing in Canada: Barriers to Equality" and wants to hear from women in Canada about how their ability...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Women, All of Canada
April 13, 2001
Canada's employment insurance laws are constitutionally unfair to women because, as primary caregivers, it is harder for them to work the hours needed to qualify, a tribunal ruled Thursday. "When a...
Keywords: Article , News, Unemployment, Women, All of Canada
April 13, 2001
- For immediate release March 7, 2001 - In celebration of International Women's Day 2001, End LegIslated Poverty is proud to release their Women and Poverty Kit: Educating for systemic change. ELP, a...
Keywords: Article , News, Women, British Columbia
September 21, 2000
The Canadian Women's March Committee demands that the United Nations and its member states take concrete measures to eliminate poverty and ensure a fair distribution of the planet's wealth between...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Violence, Women, All of Canada
May 12, 2000
According to a Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report recently released by economist Monica Townson, fifty-six percent of families with sole support mothers are poor.
Keywords: Article , News, Women, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
For immediate release April 12, 1999 (Vancouver) On Friday April 9, the United Nations Human Rights Committee expressed its concern about high rates of poverty among Canadian women and about the...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, Women, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
The United Nations Human Rights Committee in its five year review of Canada's compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights cites a number of serious concerns about...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, Women, All of Canada
April 1, 1998
Report published by Status of Women Canada, March 1998. ISBN 0-662-26767-2. Order from Status of Women Canada, 360 Albert Street, Ste. 700, Ottawa, ONT K1A 1C3 email: research [at] swc-cfc [dot] gc [...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Women, All of Canada
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