Women's issues

Women Moving Women: A Process Model (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, Dec. 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 2

This article is about a model developed out of a need to help women move toward a more authentic existence.

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Women Scientists: Contradictions and Connections (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

Because of predicted labour shortages in the future, more women are being encouraged into scientific careers especially in engineering. However, the few women who are now in science are mostly in biology and biochemistry and in jobs which pay less than men's and with fewer opportunities for advancement.

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Women with Disabilities: The Revolving Door of Training (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

In this article, the author discusses the reasons for high underemployment and unemployment rates among women with disabilities.

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The Women Inventors Project (1988)

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

This article discusses The Women Inventors Project, a non-profit educational program founded in 1986 and based in Waterloo, Ontario. Women obviously have the drive, creativity and ability to invent successfully but there are still relatively few women anywhere who receive patents on their inventions. According to the Canadian patent office, only one percent of Canadians receiving patents are women; that is, less than ten per year.

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Women: Know Your Rights! Excerpts from a Handbook by Edmonton Working Women (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 3

Women: Know Your Rights is the name of a manual for women in the Alberta workforce. It was produced by members of Edmonton Working Women out of a recognized need to supply working women with a straightforward, easy-to-use guide to their rights.

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Toronto: The Story Behind STEP (1982)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1982 - Vol. 1, No. 1

This article is about STEP (Secretarial Training & Employment Program), a program which was to begin operation in Toronto in 1982.

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Tools not Rules: Challenging Traditional Power Dynamics as Assault Prevention (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre. It is prevention which defines the work of this Centre–unique prevention programs are offered there for many groups who are particularly vulnerable: women, children, elderly people, and those with intellectual or physical disabilities.

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Women Interested in Successful Employment: Perspectives on a Bridging Program (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, 1979-1989 - Vol. 7, No. 2

This article is about the WISE program (Women Interested in Successful Employment), initiated in 1987 by CCLOW-Newfoundland in co-operation with the Association for Lifelong Learning. The WISE program was an innovative bridging program which offered flexible learning, counselling, and self-development.

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Thoughts from the Circle of Nirva (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1985 - Vol. 3, No. 3

In this article, the author offers a creative essay on gender inequality.

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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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