Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW)

The Education of Cape Breton Women (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

This article outlines an assessment of the educational needs of women in Cape Breton in 1986, which investigated learning barriers particular to Cape Breton with an eye to the development of strategies to overcome them.

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2004-04-02

Education Behind the Veil: Women in Afghanistan (1994)

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

This article presents a glimpse of women's situation in Afghanistan with regard to their education. What you read here are selected stories from a group of educated women whom the author interviewed from 1986 to 1988. The situation in Afghanistan has drastically changed since then and women's education, and all aspects of their social and legal lives, has taken a reverse turn.

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2004-04-01

Education & Women: Equality is Still Elusive (1985)

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

Girls' attitudes toward their education, as well as boys' toward girls and their prospective roles, are shaped by media, advertisement and the culture which deny women's claim to equality with men. This socialization effect is powerful, so much so that even when structural barriers are removed, females are reluctant to enter fields such as science, technology, and administration, which are identified as male domains.

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Education and Women in the Media: The Australian Context (1995)

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

In this article, the author discusses women working in the Australian media.

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Education and Employment for the Next Millennium (1996)

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

In this article, the author contends that for the majority women with disabilities, higher education may become even more difficult to attain in the future. This is due to the present down sliding and transforming economy, as well as the effects of combined and ongoing sexism and ableism.

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Educating the Professionals (1994)

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

The Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan (PATHS) is a network of sheltering and counselling services for abused women. In this article, the author describes educational workshops provided by PATHS to professionals who are likely to see, but possibly not recognize, significant numbers of abused women.

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2004-04-01

Educating Across Difference: Sistren Theatre Collective (1992)

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

In this article, the author tells about a workshop she attended at the Fifth Congress of Feminists From Latin America and the Caribbean. The workshop was organized by Sistren, a women's popular education theatre group and dealt with the topic of difference and culture/race/gender/class barriers.

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2004-03-31

A Dose of Preventive Medicine for Science Education (1983)

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

This article discusses the importance of the Science Council of Canada taking specific measures to ensure that women finish high school with the same science and math education as their male classmates.

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2004-03-31

Doing the Work: A Feminist Perspective on Training in the Private Sector (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No.3/4

In the spring of 1989, Canadian Jobs Strategies (CJS), funded a project called TechPrep for Women, offering women preparatory training for advanced technical-based occupations. This article discusses the problems, objectives, methods and outcomes related to planning and implementing programs of this nature through the private sector.

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2004-03-30

Development Leave for Women (1983)

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

This is a excerpt from a brief focussing on equity through paid skills development leave for women.

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2004-03-29

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