Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Women's Studies in Canada: How Far Have We Come? (1989)

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

In this article, the author discusses the progress of Women's Studies programs in Canadian postsecondary institutions over a ten-year period, 1979-1989.

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Women's Studies at York University - The Process to a Degree Program (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1984 - Vol. 2, No. 4

This article discusses the process undergone to establish a degree program in Women's Studies at York University.

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Women's Job Re-Entry: A Personal Account (1992)

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

In this article, the author shares her experience as a participant in a Women's Job Re-Entry Program in her community.

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Women's Invisible Work (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

Work carried out in the formal economy gives only a partial picture of all the economically significant activities performed in a society. In fact. the formal economy is buttressed by a large amount of unaccounted for work, carried out by women and men, without pay, in their homes or communities or in the "informal" sphere, where money transactions may take place, but do not enter into national economic accounting.

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Women's Education des femmes: Survey of Readers (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1990 - Vol. 7, No. 4

This article gives a report of the official tallies of a readership survey, conducted early in 1989.

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A Women's Consultation Model (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

An earlier issue in 1986 included an editorial on the process that led to an emergency consultation between representatives of groups receiving funds from the Women's Program and the Secretary of State. Also published in this issue was a preamble by Madeleine Parent, outlining the commitments of the Canadian government to women. This article summarizes the proceedings of the Consultation, and explains the consultation model used.

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Womanhood, Deviance and Reform: Women's Rehabilation in Prison (1995)

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

In this article, the author discusses programs for women in prison, designed to rehabilitate women to acceptable states of womanhood and while the roles of wife, mother and homemaker are reinforced, women's diverse problems and needs are overlooked. There is discussion of the relationship between crime committed by women and their economic need due to unemployment, underemployment, poor job skills and a lack of education.

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In the Beginning Was the Story (1988)

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

This article is about Wives' Tales Story Tellers, a partnership of two women who, at the time the article was written, had been telling stories together for almost four years. They began working on a Canada Council Grant, telling stories to old people in hospitals and homes. They continued story-telling in schools, museums, art galleries at concerts and at celebrations of all sorts.

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An Important Centennial (1984)

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

In this article, the author discusses celebrations and events which took place to recognize the academic year of 1984 -1985, marking the hundredth anniversary of the admission of women to the University of Toronto as well as at least one of its sister institutions, McGill University in Montreal. The name given to these celebrations was Women in Toronto or WIT.

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The Impact of the National Training Act on Women (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1983 - Vol. 2, No. 1

This article describes a Colloquium on the Impact of the National Training Program on Women, sponsored by CCLOW in Toronto, June 18, 1983. Following the Colloquium, several major recommendations made to the Minister of Employment and Immigration, including affirmative action and improved accesses for part-time education.

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