Women

June 27, 2011
For the last month, members of the Downtown Eastside Power of Women group have been sharing their stories about hope, struggle, love and resistance in the Downtown Eastside on the Vancouver Media...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Indigenous, Women, British Columbia
June 15, 2011
This article compares heterosexual and sexual minority street-involved youth across a number of sociodemographic, risk and current mental health, victimization and delinquency measures with a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre sent a letter to the commissioners of the Social Assistance Review in Ontario, urging them to consider issues of gender and equity in the review process. You can...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, isac, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Ontario Provincial Government appointed a commission to review the income security system, including social assistance. The commission's mandate was to develop a plan to reform the system.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, Organizing, social assistance review, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 9, 2011
The Downtown Eastside Power of Women Group will publishing stories collected from their "In Our Own Voices" project throughout the month of June. Check their website for a new story every Monday,...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, News, Women, British Columbia
June 3, 2011
The Downtown Eastside Power of Women Group is launching the In Our Own Voices writing project in June 2011. After a six-week period of intensive writing, we are ready to share our stories about hope...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Indigenous, Women, British Columbia
June 1, 2011
Parenting on Your Own: A Handbook for One-Parent Families (tenth edition, 2012) lists services and supports in Manitoba that are of interest to one-parent families. It is an excellent resource for...
Keywords: Online Resource , Family, Family, Women, Women, Manitoba, Government information, Manuals and guides
June 1, 2011
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care works for more access to quality child care, for more affordable child care and to improve child care services in Ontario.
Keywords: Online Resource , child care, Children and Youth, Family, Women, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Online Resource , Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Multilingual, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
The Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women is an arms-length from government advisory agency. The nine members of Council are appointed by government to work for equality and to...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, gender equality, Women, Prince Edward Island
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