Women's Issues

Post-Secondary Funding: Student Loan Bankruptcy (1995)

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

For women in the 1990s, post secondary education became a lottery dream as the financial expenditures of such an investment only promised serious financial indebtedness. The Canadian federal and provincial governments reduced and eliminated various student grants, effectively increasing individual student loan debt loads.

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Young Women in Nova Scotia (1986)

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

This article is a summary of the findings of a study of young women in Nova Scotia. It was conducted for the Secretary of State, Halifax Region.

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The Women's Studies Programme at the University of New Brunswick: One Student's Perspective (1989)

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

The author writes about Women's Studies Programme at the University of New Brunswick

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Validation as Prevention for Women with Disabilities (1993)

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

In this article, the author discusses violence against members of oppressed groups such as women with physical, intellectual, and/or psychiatric disabilities, women of color, older women, or women from minority ethnic backgrounds. She talks about how denying that violence against women with disabilities exists perpetuates the violence.

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Unlearning the Stereotypes (1990)

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

In this article, the author discusses the stereotypes and myths of aging.

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The University, Women's Studies, and Rural Women: Some Thoughts on Feminist Pedagogy and Rural Outreach (1999)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses her views on Canadian universities as “man-centred…, a breeding ground not of humanism, but of masculine privilege.” Also discussed are women's studies and rural outreach programs.

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The University of Saskatchewan: A Portrait (1991)

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

In this article, the author discusses the relevance of sexual harassment to women at the University of Saskatchewan.

In addition to the identifiable sexual harassment, non-physical gender harassment also permeates the campus. Women who have studied or are studying in male-monopolized fields, such as the natural sciences and engineering, are too often targeted by this gender harassment or discrimination.

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Our Founding Mothers (1989)

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

Presented here is a list of the women who participated at the founding congress of CCLOW in Banff, 1979, and their province or territory of residence at that time.

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Personal Reflections on the Practice of Adult Education (1999)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1

In this article, the author, responsible for the development and delivery of a sexual harassment prevention education program, gives her personal views of the deficiencies in the field of adult education that prevent the recognition and meaningful support of the adult educator's role.

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Summer Science for Girls (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991- Vol. 9, No. 1

This article provides information on the "Summer Science" program for girls aged 9 to 12 years presented by the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST). The initial program, which took place in 1984, was so promising that the project continued under SCWIST sponsorship for the next four summers. In 1989 SCWIST published Imagine the Possibilities, a resource book for other groups wanting to present similar workshops.

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