Online Resources - Women

April 24, 2014
Led by Atira Women’s Resource Society’s legal advocate Amber Prince, this tool-kit was created by Aboriginal women, for Aboriginal women. The tool-kit aims to address some of the identified gaps in...
Keywords: aboriginal women, Indigenous, reserve, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
April 16, 2014
DAWN-RAFH Canada was founded in 1985 following a meeting between seventeen women from across Canada who came together to discuss issues of mutual concern. In a society which devalues and often...
Keywords: Disability, Women, Factsheets and FAQs, General resources, All of Canada
February 18, 2014
Pauktuutit is the national non-profit organization representing all Inuit women in Canada. Its mandate is to foster a greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, and to encourage their...
Keywords: abuse prevention, Inuit, inuit women, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
February 11, 2014
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, feminism, trans, Violence, Women, General resources, United States
June 4, 2013
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Art and Culture, comics, filipino, Immigrants and Refugees, live-in caregiver, migrant workers, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
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: Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, 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: Disability, Government Policy, isac, Organizing, social assistance review, Welfare, 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: Disability, isac, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
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: Family, Women, Manitoba, Government information, Manuals and guides
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: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
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: child care, Children and Youth, Family, Women, Ontario, Organizations
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: Blogs, gender equality, Women, Prince Edward Island
June 1, 2011
F-email Fightback is a feminist blog about taking action on issues that affect women in Canada. The byline is "Harper’s Conservatives want women to stay home and be quiet...We refuse!"
Keywords: Blogs, Women, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly...
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Women Against Violence Against Women is a non-profit organization that provides sexual assault services to women in Vancouver. They operate within a feminist and anti-oppressive framework and are...
Keywords: rape crisis centre, Violence, Women, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
Vancouver Women's Health Collective is a collective of women who advocate for changes in women's health care. They have a practitioner/therapist directory, hold workshops and provide other...
Keywords: Health, Women, British Columbia, General resources, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
Cette page de recherche vous permet de sélectionner un thème (à partir de la liste ci-dessus) et une région du Québec; l'engin de recherche vous présente une liste de liens vers des organismes...
Keywords: Family, Violence, Women, Directories, Québec
May 30, 2011
This website is the UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women.
Keywords: Women, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
The purpose of Young Women Connect is to "connect" young women locally and nationally across Canada on the issues and actions towards eliminating racism, violence and poverty.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This is the website for a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization whose mission is to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women, within a bilingual Canada.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
BC Centre for Women's Health (BCCWH) has many online resources on aboriginal health, health care reform, women and addictions, women with disabilities, lesbian health and many more.
Keywords: Health, Women, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Gender Budget Project is a project based in Manitoba which aims to show how government budgets can either promote women's equality or exacerbate women's inequality.
Keywords: Government Policy, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Manitoba
May 29, 2011
The Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing...
Keywords: Health, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
Justice for Girls is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver promoting support, justice and equality for low income and street-involved teenage girls who have experienced violence. Justice for...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Violence, Women, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
A group fighting against the forces which marginalize women in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
BC 211 is British Columbia's directory of community, social and government services. Available online or by dialling 211, where staff are available 24/7 to assist those looking for services.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
The Vancouver Status of Women's (VSW) Welfare Resource Guide for Women (in PDF) provides general information to women about British Columbia's welfare system or Employment and Assistance Regulations...
Keywords: Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 25, 2011
Status of Women Canada (SWC) is a federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada.
Keywords: Human Rights, Women, Government information, All of Canada
May 25, 2011
Based out of the University of California Hastings Campus, this organization acts as a resource for gender based asylum seekers. The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies protects the fundamental...
Keywords: California, gender asylum, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Women, Organizations, Research and education, United States
May 25, 2011
The Step it Up Campaign is working to end violence against women. Its goal is to encourage women, children and communities across the province to get involved in actions to spread the word about the...
Keywords: Violence, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
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: anti-poverty, 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: 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: 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: labour, Organizing, sweatshops, Women, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
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: 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
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: Women, women's centres, Organizations, Québec, Services
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: justice, Poorbashing, Welfare, welfare fraud, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Research and education
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: Downtown Eastside, Indigenous, missing women, Women, women's march, British Columbia, Multimedia
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: Children and Youth, Family, family law, family law, Immigrants and Refugees, immigration law, immigration law, immigration status, immigration status, Legal Info (PLEI), mothers, mothers, non-status, non-status, service providers, service providers, sponsorship, sponsorship, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Reports and documents
November 17, 2010
The goal of Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODARR) is to improve health and social welfare research and advocacy by providing academic and community-based health...
Keywords: Health, health research, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Indigenous, Mental Health, social justice, social welfare research, Women, British Columbia, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education