1993

Where are the Women? Federal Training Policy & the Gender Factor (1993)

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

This article, written in 1993, discusses the Labour Force Development Strategy, a government plan intended to foster a "training culture" among interested parties. The author questions whether or not women's equality and the federal training policy go together.

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2004-09-09

Women in the Police Force (1993)

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

This article is excerpted from the testimony of Katherine Spillar (National Coordinator, The Fund for the Feminist Majority) before the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, May 13, 1991. Though it refers to American police forces, the information and recommendations are relevant for Canada

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2004-09-09

The Needs of Visible Minorities in P.E.I (1993)

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

Literacy, training, equity and, finally, employment. Is it that easy in Canada? Easy for women? What is literacy? It is a complex skill, developed from the time you start to walk right up to your use of language today. Reading, writing, listening and speaking not only in your mother tongue but also in English or French, if you want to get a job in Canada.

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2004-09-09

Reduce the Risk (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-1993, Vol. 10 No. 1

This article provides information on reducing the risk of violent assault.

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2004-09-09

Presentation to the Canadian Panel on Power and Control Against Women (1993)

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

In this article, the author discusses women and violence: violence at home, in the workplace, at school, on the street, in the media, in religious organizations, and in agencies set up to serve women such as hospitals, social service agencies, and mental health centers. The violence women and their children experience is evident. What is not evident or spoken is the root cause of this violence.

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2004-09-09

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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2004-09-09

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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2004-09-03

Looking for Solidarity in the Margins (1993)

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

This article explores some of the difficulties that women and people with disabilities have faced independently and together in their struggle to ensure questions of access and equity are part of the national training agenda.

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2004-09-02

Learning Working Knowledge: Implications for Training (1993)

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

This article concerns a study conducted in cooperation with CCLOW and through funding provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. During the study, in-depth, open-ended interviews were conducted with over forty women to hear what knowledge and skills they felt they had to learn to be effective at their jobs and how and where they learned these things.

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2004-08-31

LINC to What? (1993)

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

This article discusses LINC, or Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, and its complementary program, Labour Market Language Training (LMLT), introduced by the federal government in January of 1992.

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2004-08-28

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