PHOTOS: Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean with her new son, Patrick, in the rotunda of the Alberta Legislature Building after yesterday’s Throne Speech. Below: Royal Canadian Artillery Band conductor Capt. Patrice Arsenault starts the proceed… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Throne Speech suggests Alberta NDP won’t let oil price crisis go completely to waste
A new report says women now play defining roles in the the global economy but still receive “unequal benefits.” The report was co-published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Oxfam Canada. The post In Canada and around the world, “… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: In Canada and around the world, “women are unpaid, undervalued and unequal”: Report
I will never forget as long as I live, that the very first thing Stephen Harper did when he came to power was attack the rights of women.By ordering his minions to remove the words "women's rights" from every document of the Status of Wo… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Celebrating International Women’s Day in the New Canada
Today is International Women’s Day. Almost one hundred years ago, on April 19, 1916, women in Alberta were granted the legal right to vote through the passage of the Act to provide for Equal Suffrage (Short title: The Equal Suffrage… Continue Readi… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: For the first time, Women are running the show in Alberta politics
PHOTOS: Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean, at left, announced the NDP Government’s plan to improve gender equality yesterday. (Government of Alberta photo.) Below: Queen’s University Law Professor Kathleen Lahey, the cover design of the Par… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Study highlighting large and growing gender income gap makes grim reading on International Women’s Day
This powerful anti-sexual violence ad, released just in time for the 2015 International Woman’s Day, is part of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s ambitious $41-million plan to combat sexual violence.
The post International Women’s Day 2015: Ontario’s bold anti-sexual violence plan appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The story about the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ decision to pull Professor Strong-Boag’s blog post about International Women’s Day has continued to evolve since my post on the weekend. The Winnipeg Free Press has published additional correspondance between the Museum and Strong-Boag. On their side, the museum indicated that they did not want blog posts that are “used as, or be perceived as, a platform for political positions or partisan statements”. Strong-Boag replies that she considers this approach to be both “naive and pedagogically unsound for a museum supposedly dedicated to (the promotion of) Human (Read more…)
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A sublime meditation on validation. Bravo!
…in which a young woman shares her adolescent anxieties and blossoms into a role model for us all.
Happy International Women’s Day!
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As the world celebrates women’s achievements, Naomi Klein stands out among the many gifts Canada has given to the world. Her work and passion around globalization, capitalism, human rights and, recently, the Keystone XL pipeline, …Read More
It’s International Women’s Day, a good time to reflect on the fact that women around the globe are, and will be in the future, disproportionately affected by the effects of a changing climate. Oxfam lists the ways that climate change affects women – and consequently children: Women are more likely to die during natural disasters [...]
Sarah Maple — Signs, C-Type Print, 2007
As today is International Women’s Day, I thought it would be worthwhile to dig though our archives and offer up a selection of past content focused on women and feminist issues.
Also, here’s a worthy read from The Guardian a few years back: Why is feminism out of fashion in contemporary art? And we’re wondering whether you agree.
• The challenge of exhibiting feminist art • Where are the women? Media conference asks why women are still scarce in the industry • Portraits of a young girl influenced by the mainstream • Reclaiming
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