Women

Nairobi to Beijing: How far Have we Come? (1996)

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

Joan McFarland participated in both the 1985 Forward Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women to the Year 2000 conference in Nairobi, Kenya and the 1995 Platform for Action conference in Beijing. In this article, she is interested in trying to compare what was happening in 1985 and in 1995 in the International Women's Movement.

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Writing About Violence (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

The letter in this article was sent to the editorial collective of CCLOW by a woman who has experienced extreme violence in her life. Morgan McClung clearly expresses the impact, power and control that violence exerts in women's lives. At the same time, because she is able to analyze her past, she helps us understand and gives us hope that we can counteract this violence.

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A Survivor's Fairy Tale (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This story is a fairy tale the author wrote her "inner children" to honour their incredible wisdom and their incredible pain. She became acquainted with her wounded and wise inner children as she began delving into the horror of her childhood.

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A New Beginning (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

The author talks about her abusive marriage and it effects on her physically, socially, emotionally, and psychologically.

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Unwelcome Attentions: Learning NOT To Live With Harassment (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses harassment—what constitutes harassment, how it affects the women who are its victims, and what our institutions—our schools and universities in particular—are doing to prevent it.

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I Promise I'll Love You Forever (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is story of a woman's childhood of abuse and how it effected her into adulthood.

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Taking it Day by Day (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is the story of a single working mother's abusive childhood and how she ended up being a teenage runaway.

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Will My Hurt Go Away? (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is the story of a single mother, trying to upgrade her education and overcome the effects of a physically violent marriage.

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Stories from Pinegrove (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

What is the effect of violence on education? There are many children in our school systems who are labeled as "hyper", socially retarded, with behavioral problems, etc. We have readiness classes for the children who are unable to function properly in regular classrooms. These children are not "bad kids" as many people believe. They are trying the best that they can to survive. So often they are asking for help through their behaviour.

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Yukon Women in Business (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses a study conducted by the Women's Directorate of the Yukon Territorial Government. The purpose of the study was to conduct a comprehensive study of women entrepreneurs in the Yukon by assessing the involvement of women in both the informal and formal economies.

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