Women's rights

Looking Forward Through the Past: Recalling Nellie McClung (1989)

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

1989 marked the tenth anniversary of CCLOW. It was also the 60th anniversary of one of the most famous cases in Canadian legal history, the famous Person's Case, in which women were declared legally "persons" in the matter of rights and privileges, as well as in the matter of pains and penalties.

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2004-07-30

First Nations Women and Education (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

In this article, written in 1989, changes made by the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs (DIAND) to post-secondary education funding guidelines are discussed. The changes embittered First Nations people and resulted in protests across the country. The controversy left the Canadian public confused and unsure what to think about the issue.

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2004-07-28

Family Violence Prevention and Curriculum Development (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1 & Spring 1999, Vol. 13, No. 1

Child abuse and violence against adolescent and adult women is a serious societal problem. If the problem is ever going to be effectively addressed, it must be through prevention. In this article, the author discusses several key components which any successful prevention program must incorporate.

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2004-07-28

Declaration of the Rights of the Woman Student (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1983 - Vol. 1, No. 4

Listed in this article are the Rights of the Woman Student as proclaimed by the Canadian Federation of Students.

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2004-03-26

A Collaborative Response to the Green Paper on Social Security Reform (Report summary) (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - vol. 11 no. 3

This article is a summary of the recommendations from a brief prepared by CCLOW, Canadian Farm Women's Education Council, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, and National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada.

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2004-02-18

Preamble to a Consultation of Women's Groups (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1986 - vol.5 no. 2

This preamble was prepared on behalf of the Women's Consultation Planning Committee for a consultation of women's groups with the Secretary of State on June 26, 1986.

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2004-02-17

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.

The article was written in English and includes a summary written in French.

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2004-02-12

Beyond the "Culturally Sensitive": Violence Prevention by Education Wife Assault (1992)

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

This article is about “Education Wife Assault”, a Canadian organization founded in 1978 with a mission to inform and educate the community about the issue of wife assault/woman abuse in order to decrease the incidence of physical, psychological, emotional and sexual violence against women and the effect that woman abuse has on children.

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

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2004-02-11

At Odds with Science? (1991)

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

This article discusses women's representation in medicine, mathematics, science, engineering and the technologic trades and the perception by some that scientific work is not women's work.

The article is written in English and is accompanied by a summary written in French.

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2004-02-11

About Us: Challenging the Stereotypes (1990)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Autumn, Vol. 8, No. 2

This article discusses the myth that women, and particularly older women, are unimportant in society, and that women must not allow themselves to be defined by insensitive and inappropriate stereotypes.

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2003-10-22

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