Women's education

Womanhood, Deviance and Reform: Women's Rehabilation in Prison (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses programs for women in prison, designed to rehabilitate women to acceptable states of womanhood and while the roles of wife, mother and homemaker are reinforced, women's diverse problems and needs are overlooked. There is discussion of the relationship between crime committed by women and their economic need due to unemployment, underemployment, poor job skills and a lack of education.

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2004-08-23

An Important Centennial (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, Aug. 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses celebrations and events which took place to recognize the academic year of 1984 -1985, marking the hundredth anniversary of the admission of women to the University of Toronto as well as at least one of its sister institutions, McGill University in Montreal. The name given to these celebrations was Women in Toronto or WIT.

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2004-08-17

The Impact of the National Training Act on Women (1983)

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

This article describes a Colloquium on the Impact of the National Training Program on Women, sponsored by CCLOW in Toronto, June 18, 1983. Following the Colloquium, several major recommendations made to the Minister of Employment and Immigration, including affirmative action and improved accesses for part-time education.

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"I Would Emphasize the Joy of Science": An Interview with Ursula Franklin (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

This interview is conducted by Jan Clarke, guest editor of this issue of Women's Education des femmes. She interviewed Ursula Franklin, who is well known for her interest in the social impact of technology.

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Interview: Greta Hofmann Nemiroff (1986)

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

This interview was conducted by Susan McCrae Vander Voet, the managing editor of Women's Education des femmes in 1986 and former director of CCLOW. At the time of the interview, Greta Hoffman Nemiroff was a feminist educator and Director of the New School, Dawson College, in Montreal. She was a feminist writer and was Quebec Director of CCLOW for several years.

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2004-08-13

Go For It (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

When this article was written, the author was a grade thirteen student in Ontario. She describes her positive experiences with science fairs in school, and her passion for science.

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2004-08-13

Grab It Where You Can (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

How does a woman upgrade her education and skills when she lives in a remote northern community? When the only road winds 25 kilometers north-east to a couple of small villages on the lake? When the nearest university is several hundred kilometers away? And what happens when a woman has children at home, and no money to spare?

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2004-08-05

From the Straight Shore to the Labrador: Women's Studies as a Distance Education Course (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

In this article, the authors examine the effects of women's studies, offered through distance education, on the women who participate in the course.

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From Bride Price To Platitudes: A Cross-Cultural Look at Women in Education (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

The author's premise in this article is that education in general, and literacy in particular, are gender issues. What, exactly, is the difference between the West African practice of not paying girls' school fees, and the Canadian message to female students to limit their educational horizons? Isn't the Canadian man who refuses to parent in the evening while his wife attends classes helping to deny her access to education?

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2004-08-03

Passion and Popular Education: Notes from the Fourth World Assembly on Adult Education (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

In this article, Shauna Butterwick reports the highlights of her visit to Bangkok, Thailand for the Fourth World Assembly on Adult Education, an exciting, inspiring and sometimes disturbing experience.

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