Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

Family Violence Prevention and Curriculum Development (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1 & Spring 1999, Vol. 13, No. 1

Child abuse and violence against adolescent and adult women is a serious societal problem. If the problem is ever going to be effectively addressed, it must be through prevention. In this article, the author discusses several key components which any successful prevention program must incorporate.

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An Extravagant Fraudulence: The Plight of Sole Support Mothers (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1986 - Vol.42, No. 4

Sole support mothers face many barriers to employment and to education.

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Experiential Learning Recognition (1992)

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

Experiential learning has longer history than theoretical learning. It was the only mode of learning in use until the invention of schools. Its concept is broader than that of classroom learning as it occurs in all human settings: from school to workplace, in personal relationships and through life events. It encompasses all life stages: childhood, adolescence, middle age and old age.

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The Equity Franchise (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 1

Some female students at the University of Victoria formed the CCC [Chilly Climate Committee], to investigate the climate of the Political Science department and give its faculty some recommendations on how to improve women's experiences in the department. This resulted in backlash and name calling both on campus and off.

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Equality: Some Unresolved Issues (1985)

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

In 1985, Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms became law. In the three years previous to it becoming law, governments were allowed to make legislation conform to the Equality Rights section of the Charter. For the most part, governments cleaned up sexist language in legislation, and modified statutes to make them applicable to both sexes, where previously they may have been relevant to only one.

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Employment Equity: The Inequality Behind the Law (1989)

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

As the title suggests, in this article the author discusses employment equity and the legislation and federal programs in effect at the time of the article's publication, in 1989.

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Employment Equity in the Ontario College System (1989)

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

In this article, the author discusses employment equity for women in the Ontario Community College system. Real change has been seen in some areas and minimal development in others. Special government initiatives have boosted and pushed forward equity, but there is a lack of consistency which has made the job difficult.

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Employment Access for Persons with Disabilities (1996)

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

Most recent figures from Statistics Canada reveal 52.2% of the Country's working-age disabled remains unemployed.''1 Although this figure is recent, the inequity it implies is not. Historically, persons with disabilities have been discriminated against through systemic practices and policies in employment.

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The Effect of 'Restraints' on Women's Education (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 2

This article is intended to alert interested persons to disturbing patterns of employment and especially enrolment which may emerge without the overall national or provincial statistics revealing the patterns.

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Educational Indignities: Claire and Cyrus Mehta (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 2

Claire fought for equal education in the sixties despite discrimination because of her disabilities. As an adult, she still must face the same discrimination 30 years later, as her son, Cyrus, who also has disabilities, enters the school system.

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