Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

A New Beginning (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

The author talks about her abusive marriage and it effects on her physically, socially, emotionally, and psychologically.

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Unwelcome Attentions: Learning NOT To Live With Harassment (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses harassment—what constitutes harassment, how it affects the women who are its victims, and what our institutions—our schools and universities in particular—are doing to prevent it.

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I Promise I'll Love You Forever (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is story of a woman's childhood of abuse and how it effected her into adulthood.

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Taking it Day by Day (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is the story of a single working mother's abusive childhood and how she ended up being a teenage runaway.

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Will My Hurt Go Away? (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is the story of a single mother, trying to upgrade her education and overcome the effects of a physically violent marriage.

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Stories from Pinegrove (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

What is the effect of violence on education? There are many children in our school systems who are labeled as "hyper", socially retarded, with behavioral problems, etc. We have readiness classes for the children who are unable to function properly in regular classrooms. These children are not "bad kids" as many people believe. They are trying the best that they can to survive. So often they are asking for help through their behaviour.

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Yukon Women in Business (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses a study conducted by the Women's Directorate of the Yukon Territorial Government. The purpose of the study was to conduct a comprehensive study of women entrepreneurs in the Yukon by assessing the involvement of women in both the informal and formal economies.

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2004-08-01

Skills-Training for Women (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer1 1985 - Vol. 3, No. 4

This article is about a model for women's bridging and skills-training programs in Toronto. The programs are small in size, locally controlled, informal, and attune to the special learning needs of women. The participants prefer this type of training to a more traditional institutional form.

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2004-07-30

Prison, Art and Some Myths (1988)

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

Persimmon Blackbridge, a BC sculptor, collaborated with Michelle Christianson and Lyn MacDonald on Doing Time, a work of sculpture and words depicting the external and internal experiences of women in prison. This article, also a collaboration, attempts to include some of those experiences as well as discuss the nature of the art that depicts them.

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Political Correctness (or, How to fish and cut bait) (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 2

In this article, the author, a language researcher, explores the term “political correctness”.

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