Women

March 25, 2010
The goal of the Advisory Council is to help advance women’s equality. They are an arms-length organization governed by the Status of Women Advisory Council Act. The Advisory Council was created in...
Keywords: Online Resource , Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
December 22, 2009
“Their Spirits Live Within Us”: Annual Women’s Memorial March for Murdered and Missing Women The February 14th Women’s Memorial March is an opportunity to come together to grieve the loss of our...
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
December 16, 2009
The Bay Area-based welfareQueens, a project of the POOR News Network, are fighting back against a system that dehumanizes poor mothers—with poetry, theater, and any other media tool they can access.
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Welfare, Women, Multimedia, United States
December 3, 2009
Megaphone magazine has run a feature carrying the voices and stories of some DEWC Power of Women members. Titled "Our Lives, Our Voices: Downtown Eastside women find healing through narrative", seven...
Keywords: Article , News, Women, British Columbia
November 26, 2009
'We Can End All Violence against Women' ('We Can' for short) is an international campaign that seeks to end gender-based violence. They are building a broad social movement that challenges and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Violence, violence against women, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
November 20, 2009
A song and music video entitled From Stilettos to Moccasins was developed from the findings of a research project that examined the role of identity and stigma in Aboriginal women's healing from...
Keywords: Online Resource , aboriginal women, addictions, Art and Culture, drug use, Health, Indigenous, song, video, Women, Multimedia, All of Canada
November 18, 2009
Pamela Cross is a feminist lawyer, working as an advocate and activist for women’s equality. This blog explores women’s equality, the law and public policy, and supports advocacy efforts across the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, feminist, Government Policy, law, Legal Research, Women, women's equality
September 29, 2009
The Rural Women Take Action on Poverty Committee have produced a fine resource for social justice activists: Counting Women In - A Toolkit for Rural Action on Poverty. The toolkit is a resource to...
Keywords: Online Resource , rural poverty, toolkit, Women, Women, women in poverty, Campaigns and initiatives, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
September 14, 2009
A new report from CCPA shows that Canada still has shockingly high rates of women's poverty and that the recession has sidelined government polices to address women’s poverty. Women tend to be among...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, Women, All of Canada
September 2, 2009
A National CCPA report on how the recession is affecting women living in poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , Poverty Research, recession, Women, women's poverty, Factsheets and FAQs, All of Canada
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