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Women and Science: Issues, Trends, and Values (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, December 1984 - vol. 3 no. 2

This article describes a workshop intended to develop an awareness of women in science – science issues, trends and values, to consider the consequences of the trends, and derive alternative solutions.

The article is written in English with a summary provided in French.

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Learning in a Toxic Environment (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - vol. 11 no. 1

In this article, the author reports on discussions, over a three year period, with young women in high school concerning their experiences of sexual harassment in school. She also discusses the effects of sexual harassment on young women, and the need for education and change.

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The Forum (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - vol. 4 no. 1

In this article, the author describes a U.N. women's conference which took place at the University in Nairobi.

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Feminist Therapy: A Transformative Educational Tool (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - vol.4 no. 1

This article critiques existing physical and mental health services for women and discusses new services designed to meet the specific needs of women from a female perspective. The new psychological theory recognizes that females develop differently from males.

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CASP! Do You Really Want One in Your Neighborhood? (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 • vol.11 no.1

In this article, the author describes the Community Academic Services Program (CASP), a community-based literacy program in New Brunswick. Also discussed in the article is the author's view on the positive and negative aspects of the program.

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Can this Marriage Be Saved? Women and the Canadian Labor Market (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1994 • vol.11 no.2

In this article, the author discusses her involvement in a research project on women's education and training policy and its relation to the labor market. Her role in this project was to take a look at the positive contribution that training can make to the lives of women.

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Building Communities for Change: Interview with Joan Kuyek (1988)

Woman's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 • vol.6 no.4

This article features an interview with Joan Kuyek, who, at the time of the interview, had been the Economic Justice Coordinator with the United Church for two and a half years and had been involved in community organizing for 23 years.

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BRIDGES: An Employability Program For Abused Women (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article is about the “BRIDGES Employment Training Project” in Victoria, BC. All the participants are women survivors of child-hood and/or adult abuse who identify the abuse as a major barrier to employment. BRIDGES addresses gaps in education that are part of the legacy of abuse. Overcoming this barrier and making changes is accomplished through learning, both academic and social.

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Bridges to Equity (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 • vol. 9 no.2

This article is about the “BRIDGES to Equity training program (BRIDGES)”, an employment equity measure developed by the City of Toronto, designed to help women employees move from their traditional jobs into trades, technology, or operations within their own organization.

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Between Silence and Silence (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 • vol.9 no.4

This article is written by the mother of three children, single after leaving a twenty year marriage. In this article, she shares memories of abuse and neglect, from childhood to adult, and the event that helped her to finally break free from the cycle of abuse.

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