Women's issues

Does Co-education Work for Women? (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses women's access to opportunity and employment and affirmative action programs. She quotes Charles Caccia, then Federal Minister of Labor, “sexual inequality still persists in Canada; women account for 40 per cent of the labor force but earn only 58 per cent of what men earn; women continue to be concentrated in a few employment categories and most women work because they must.”

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Interview: Kay MacPherson (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1985 - Vol. 3, No. 4

This article features an interview of Kay MacPherson, who helped organize Women for Political Action and ran as a candidate in four federal elections. She was a Past President of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women and was on its Survival Committee. She was a board member of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

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Interview: Women in Focus, Feminist Art Centre (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 2

This article features an interview with three women, Marion Barling, Sharon Costello, and Sue Donaldson. The interview, conducted in 1988, concerns Women In Focus, then one of three non-profit feminist arts centers in Canada devoted to women's cultural production in the film, video, and visual arts disciplines.

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Interview: Martha Colquhoun (1986)

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

In 1986, Martha Colquhoun was the incoming President of CCLOW. She is interviewed here by Susan McCrae Vander Voet, an independent consultant and former Executive Director of CCLOW.

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Interview: Lenore Rogers (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 1

The subject of this interview is Lenore Rogers, Past-President of CCLOW (1981-83). She is interviewed here by Carol Ariano, President-Elect of CCLOW (1986).

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Interview: Heather Menzies - Technology in Women's Lives (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3

This is an interview with Heather Menzies, an Ottawa-based writer and sometime film-maker whose books include Women and the Chip and Computers on the Job.

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Interview: Asseny Muro & Patricia Mbughumi (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

This interview was conducted by Joan McFarland, CCLOW's New Brunswick Director in 1988. She interviewed Asseny Muro, then principle academic officer at the National Correspondence Institute operated by the Ministry of Education of Tanzania and based in Dares-Salaam. Also interviewed was Patricia Mbughumi of the Institute of Swahili Research at the same university.

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Transitions Research by the Women's Reference Group (1993)

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

This article gives an overview of a research project conducted by the author to identify training issues, name barriers, and develop minimum criteria specific to women.

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The UN Decade for Women : One Woman's Personal Assessment (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 2

In this article, the author reflects on the U.N. Decade for Women, which ended in 1985. She notes that it must be acknowledged that the achievements of the Decade were considerable.

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What Kind of Career Counselling do Women Need? (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 2

In this article, the author talks about her experience providing career counseling to women. She first tried to determine what kind of career counseling women need. From her research and experience, concluded that the major personal needs of many women who seek career counseling are the need for independence, self-esteem, planning skills, and dealing with life style issues.

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