Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Women and Substance Abuse in New Brunswick: Educational Priorities (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 3

Women represent only 16 percent of consumers of services and programs in the area of alcoholism and drug dependency in New Brunswick, but when this article was written, one third of all alcoholic or drug-dependent New Brunswickers were women.

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Violence: A Barrier to Our Education (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 4

In this article, the authors share ideas about the effects of violence on education.

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My Country is the Whole World: An Anthology of Women's Work on Peace and War -- A Review (1985)

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

This is a book review of an anthology about women, peace and war.

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A Ms. Infinity Conference: Notes North of 60 (1991)

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

This article is about the second Ms. Infinity conference, in Whitehorse, Yukon. Over 120 women were involved, with a full third of students coming to Whitehorse from rural communities.

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Mr. Brown's Math Class and Other Stories of Exclusion (1991)

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

The answer to the question of whether equal access to education translates into equal outcomes for girls and boys—for women and men—is not a forgone conclusion. It seems that while for most men education fulfills their aspirations, for the women sitting next to them—completing the same assignments, listening to the same lectures, reading the same materials—hopes and aspirations vaporize in the face of social reality.

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Mother Wit (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

This paper provides a review of the transcripts of the CCLOW research proposal, "Women's Learning and Women's Work" .

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Montreal: The Struggle for Training in the Trades (1982)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1982 - Vol. 1, No. 1

This article concerns discrimination against women who were trying to get training in 1983, especially training for non-traditional occupations.

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Hurrah for A Hundred Years (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, August 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 1

This article concerns an event that took place 100 years before this article was written. Late in the summer of 1884, Donald A. Smith offered McGill $50,000 for the higher education of women. Within a month, more than twenty women were registered at McGill.

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Home is Where the Learning Is (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

The author and her husband home-schooled their two children during their elementary school years. In this article, Wendy Priesnitz expresses her views on home-based education and how she feels that it has the potential to demonstrate what can happen when the barriers to the integrated progress of the individual are removed.

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High School Essays Identify Concerns for International Youth Year (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1984 - Vol. 2, No. 3

CCLOW solicited mini-essays from students at Central Peel Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario. The central question posed to the students was 'What are the three main concerns of young people today.'

About fifty students from grades nine to twelve responded with some very powerful insights, questions and worries. This article contains excerpts from some of the essays.

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