Women

May 19, 2011
C'est un engagement solidaire dans la lutte contre la pauvreté et ses conséquences. Centraide Quebec is a joint commitment in the fight against the poverty and its consequences.
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Français, Homelessness, Seniors and Elders, united way, Women, Organizations, Québec
May 19, 2011
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their...
Keywords: Online Resource , un, united nations, Women, women, Organizations, International
May 19, 2011
Founded in 1998, Women Thrive (Formerly Womens Edge Coalition) develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, human rights, Organizing, poverty, Women, women, Organizations, United States
May 18, 2011
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions, and...
Keywords: Online Resource , labour, Multilingual, Organizing, sweatshops, Women, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
PIVOT
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: Online Resource , child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
Justice with Dignity
April 14, 2011
Canadians were outraged in August 2001 when Kimberly Rogers died, destitute, alone and eight months pregnant, while under house arrest for welfare fraud. What many people do not know is that the...
Keywords: Online Resource , justice, Poorbashing, Welfare, welfare fraud, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Research and education
L'R des centres de femmes du Québec
April 14, 2011
"...un lieu essentiel de soutien aux centres de femmes et d’action socio-politique. (...) Ce site vous fournira l’information pertinente concernant L’R et les centres de femmes, les publications...
Keywords: Online Resource , Women, women's centres, Organizations, Québec, Services
April 12, 2011
A article in rabble.ca talks about the amazing work of the Power of Women (POW) group in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. POW is "a group of women who live in a neighbourhood where residents face a...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Organizing, Women, British Columbia
Survival, Strength, Sisterhood
February 14, 2011
"Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside" is a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women's memorial march for missing and murdered women in...
Keywords: Online Resource , Downtown Eastside, Indigenous, missing women, Women, women's march, British Columbia, Multimedia
YWCA
November 25, 2010
The YWCA is seeing a growing number of mothers without legal status, many of whom have fled their relationships because of abuse. While trying to rebuild their lives and still adapting to a new...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Family, Family, family law, family law, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, immigration law, immigration law, immigration status, immigration status, Legal Info (PLEI), mothers, mothers, non-status, non-status, service providers, service providers, sponsorship, sponsorship, Women, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Reports and documents
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