Women's issues

Validation as Prevention for Women with Disabilities (1993)

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

In this article, the author discusses violence against members of oppressed groups such as women with physical, intellectual, and/or psychiatric disabilities, women of color, older women, or women from minority ethnic backgrounds. She talks about how denying that violence against women with disabilities exists perpetuates the violence.

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Unlearning the Stereotypes (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses the stereotypes and myths of aging.

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The University, Women's Studies, and Rural Women: Some Thoughts on Feminist Pedagogy and Rural Outreach (1999)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses her views on Canadian universities as “man-centred…, a breeding ground not of humanism, but of masculine privilege.” Also discussed are women's studies and rural outreach programs.

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The University of Saskatchewan: A Portrait (1991)

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

In this article, the author discusses the relevance of sexual harassment to women at the University of Saskatchewan.

In addition to the identifiable sexual harassment, non-physical gender harassment also permeates the campus. Women who have studied or are studying in male-monopolized fields, such as the natural sciences and engineering, are too often targeted by this gender harassment or discrimination.

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Uncut Curbs and Other Obstacles: Mothers with Disabilities (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 2

The Health and Limitation Survey reports that the number of people reporting a disability is on the increase. Although the population of Canada has since grown, according to the 1991 Canadian Census there were 4.1 million adults living in Canada with disabilities, 2.3 million of whom were of working age (16-64), and women were more likely than men to have a disability.

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Our Founding Mothers (1989)

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

Presented here is a list of the women who participated at the founding congress of CCLOW in Banff, 1979, and their province or territory of residence at that time.

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Personal Reflections on the Practice of Adult Education (1999)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1

In this article, the author, responsible for the development and delivery of a sexual harassment prevention education program, gives her personal views of the deficiencies in the field of adult education that prevent the recognition and meaningful support of the adult educator's role.

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Summer Science for Girls (1991)

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

This article provides information on the "Summer Science" program for girls aged 9 to 12 years presented by the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST). The initial program, which took place in 1984, was so promising that the project continued under SCWIST sponsorship for the next four summers. In 1989 SCWIST published Imagine the Possibilities, a resource book for other groups wanting to present similar workshops.

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Strippers Life Skills Group (1985)

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

In this article, the author discusses the start up of a life skills group for women in the striptease/burlesque entertainment field.

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The Strange History of a Good Idea (1991)

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

This article is a personal account of an attempt to establish a new engineering program in one Canadian university. It was hoped in this manner to address how the numbers of women studying engineering, and remaining in the field as both practitioners and teachers, might be increased.

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