Women's rights

A Response to Challenges and Choices (1984)

This report was written in response to an interim report, a summation and analysis of the views of Canadians on the main issues facing the nation in the coming years, released by the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada.

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2003-10-20

Isolating the Barriers and Strategies for Prevention (1995)

A Kit about Violence and Women's Education for Adult Education and Adult Learners

Most of us believe that the right to education, from kindergarten through high school, is fundamental. However, not everyone is able to fully enjoy that right; not everyone is able to obtain an education that is empowering, relevant, safe and useful.

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2003-10-09

First Things First: Equity for Women through Paid Skills Development Leave (1983)

This brief is in support of a National policy for Paid Skills Development Leave. Its purpose is to:
• examine the barriers that prevent women's access to Skills Development
• investigate and propose various methods and policies by which a system of Paid Skills Development Leave will function equitably in our society.

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2003-10-08

A Collaborative Response to the Green Paper on Social Security Reform (1994)

from Four National Women's Groups December 9, 1994

As a nation, Canada faces critical decisions. A way must be found to ensure a sustainable level of social and economic development that respects the fundamental values and needs of Canadians, in a demanding world. If Canada's social and economic development is to survive the impact of globalization, a strengthened social security system is needed, as well as a comprehensive employment development strategy.

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2003-10-06

The Back-to-School Survival Guide for Women (1993)

This is a handbook for women interested in returning to school.

Adult educators, counselors, and researchers know that one of the biggest struggles facing women who are thinking of going back to school or getting further training is to find information about programs and support services. Several CCLOW BC members thought that a handbook would be very useful for women of British Columbia.

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2003-10-02

Adult Basic Education for Women: A Model for Policy Development (1979)

A group of C.C.L.O.W. members agreed to work together to learn about the process of developing policy, and our collective efforts produced this report. We feel that this report is of interest to all those concerned with learning opportunities for women.

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2003-10-02

Response to the Department of Justice re: Reforming Criminal Code Defences: Provocation, Self-Defence and Defence of Property (1999)

In the summer of 1999, the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies convened a national consultation with equality-seeking women's groups to discuss the relationship between self-defence, the defence of provocation, and the mandatory minimum sentence of life imprisonment for murder. This brief is the product of that consultation process.

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2000-09-12

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