Status of women

Literacy and Women's Empowerment: Stories of Success and Inspiration (2014)

This paper explores how literacy learning can support women’s empowerment and the development of greater equality, benefitting not only individual women, but families, communities and economies too. It describes and reflects upon some of the most promising approaches to developing literacy and learning for women, who form the majority of the world’s illiterate adults.

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World Assembly of Adult Education (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

This article is about the World Assembly of Adult Education, organized by the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) in cooperation with the Latin American Council for Adult Education (CEAAL), the Ministry of Education and Justice in Argentina and the Argentina Council for Popular Education. It was held November 24-30, 1985, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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2004-09-09

Systemic Discrimination and the Provision of Training Programs to Women (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1983 - Vol. 2, No. 1

This article is an edited version of a submission by Action Travail des Femmes to the Canadian Human Rights Commission. It was prepared after the CHRC sent an investigator to assess ATF's complaint against the Ministry of Employment and Immigration Canada. The Investigator did not know what constituted systemic discrimination and was unable to do an adequate investigation.

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2004-09-09

Sylvia Gold's Address at CCLOW's Annual General Meeting: June 21, 1985, Toronto (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 1

Sylvia Gold addressed CCLOW's Annual General Meeting, June 21, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario.

In 1985, Sylvia Gold was President of the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

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2004-09-09

The Status of Women Teachers in Ontario High Schools (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 4

This article discusses the under-representation of women in positions of added responsibility within Ontario High Schools in 1986.

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2004-09-09

Interview: Heather Menzies - Technology in Women's Lives (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3

This is an interview with Heather Menzies, an Ottawa-based writer and sometime film-maker whose books include Women and the Chip and Computers on the Job.

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2004-09-08

Interview: Asseny Muro & Patricia Mbughumi (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

This interview was conducted by Joan McFarland, CCLOW's New Brunswick Director in 1988. She interviewed Asseny Muro, then principle academic officer at the National Correspondence Institute operated by the Ministry of Education of Tanzania and based in Dares-Salaam. Also interviewed was Patricia Mbughumi of the Institute of Swahili Research at the same university.

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2004-09-08

A Women's Consultation Model (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

An earlier issue in 1986 included an editorial on the process that led to an emergency consultation between representatives of groups receiving funds from the Women's Program and the Secretary of State. Also published in this issue was a preamble by Madeleine Parent, outlining the commitments of the Canadian government to women. This article summarizes the proceedings of the Consultation, and explains the consultation model used.

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2004-08-23

The Equity Franchise (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 1

Some female students at the University of Victoria formed the CCC [Chilly Climate Committee], to investigate the climate of the Political Science department and give its faculty some recommendations on how to improve women's experiences in the department. This resulted in backlash and name calling both on campus and off.

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2004-07-28

Employment Equity: The Inequality Behind the Law (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

As the title suggests, in this article the author discusses employment equity and the legislation and federal programs in effect at the time of the article's publication, in 1989.

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