Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Systemic Discrimination and the Provision of Training Programs to Women (1983)

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

This article is an edited version of a submission by Action Travail des Femmes to the Canadian Human Rights Commission. It was prepared after the CHRC sent an investigator to assess ATF's complaint against the Ministry of Employment and Immigration Canada. The Investigator did not know what constituted systemic discrimination and was unable to do an adequate investigation.

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Some Women Speak on Access to Higher Education (1990)

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

Studies show that although women enter undergraduate level programs in about the same proportions as men, they are still under-represented at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels.

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The Social Construction of Deaf Women, The (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 2

In this article, the author talks about how the "Deaf" are referred to without gender. Her research indicates that Deaf adults, in particular Deaf women, identify more strongly with being Deaf than with being female. However, they are still women. Men and women, deaf or not, experience differential outcomes and may have different needs which are not met by an educational system intended to "treat" their deafness.

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Social Health Education with Older Women (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

This article is about an innovative, educational programme designed for, and in collaboration with, older women. The Social Health Outreach Programme (SHOP) has helped middle-aged and older women increase their sense of self through a strengthening of their personal and social resources. SHOP provides an educational model which can inform program planning initiatives geared toward increasing the independence and self-esteem of older women.

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Social Movements as a Means to Empowerment: Why Women Must Take Control of Their Own Learning (1986)

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

In this article, the authors discuss the philosophy of the federal government in 1986—to let business and the marketplace operate freely. They contend that this is not likely improve economic conditions for women. In fact, women must be concerned when the solutions to Canada's economic problems are seen as free trade, deregulation and privatization.

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Science Through Her Looking Glass (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses women in science, and how women bring to their work unique advantages because of their inter-disciplinary, inter-institutional social experience and even their tendency to be relegated to the margins of science.

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Silence on the Western Front: Women in Post-Secondary Education in British Columbia (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

This article discusses the situation of women and their access to community colleges in British Columbia.

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Skills for Stressful Lives: Some Comments on How to Cope (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses how women cope with the stress in their lives while maintaining their roles as daughters, wives, and mothers, and career professionals.

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The Role of Librarians in the Inclusive University (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses the role of librarians in an inclusive university. A library is designed volume by volume as an ever-changing, growing entity. Materials are intended to represent the values and interests of men and women, persons of diverse cultural and ethnic origins, differently abled persons, and persons of different sexual orientations.

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Witness to a Workshop on Reasonable Accommodation (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

The author reports on an employment equity seminar she attended for employers, where Kathryn Woodcock Webb, Vice President of Hospital Services at Centenary Hospital in Ontario, gave a presentation on the issues in reasonable accommodation.

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