Gender Gap Canada

The Best And Worst Countries For Women May Surprise You

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Living

When it comes to ranking countries based on best places to live or quality of life, it's easy to see a certain pattern emerge. Scandinavian countries,...

Is Canada Really the Best Place to Be a Woman?

Kirsty Duncan | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Politics
Kirsty Duncan

The Global Gender Gap Report, which was introduced by the WEF in 2006, provides a framework for capturing the scope and size of gender-based disparities around the world. In order to close the gender gap in Canada, Status of Women cannot be a mere token with a budget of just $29 million and only four offices to address the needs of half the Canadian population.

Women's Forum 2013: Fighting the Inequality Agenda

Niki Ashton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Impact
Niki Ashton

Tuesday, October 29, feminists from coast to coast to coast will join together in Ottawa and online to make history. Women's Forum 2013: Fighting the Inequality Agenda will see 22 feminist activists under 40, from across the country, share a message for social change. They will speak to the challenges that young women are facing, and most importantly how they are fighting back.

Where Cuba, Nicaragua and South Africa Beat Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada Business

Canada has ranked 20th on a global report on the gender gap, scoring particularly poorly on wage equality and political empowerment for women. The ...

The Gender Gap Exists Online, Too

r/ally | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
r/ally

A report released by the UN Broadband Commission Working Group on Broadband and Gender revealed that there are 200-million fewer women online than men. This technology gap does not end on the Internet. It is found in mobile communication devices as well.

The Pressure To Have It All -- By 30

The Huffington Post Canada | May Warren | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Living

Alina Gershuny is a typical professional woman under 30: ambitious, highly educated, and under pressure. “Coming out of school you are like, 'OK...

Canada's Women Doing Better; Men, Not So Much

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The last three decades have been generally good for younger Canadian women in the work force — or at least much better than their male coun...

Is THIS How You Get Gender Equality?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Living

In a country where women run the most powerful provinces and a handful of the biggest companies, it's still surprising to hear we have such a long way...

Fighting This Injustice Could Grow Economy, OECD Says

CP | Greg Keller, The Associated Press | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - Governments looking to boost growth should focus on further narrowing the "gender gap" that continues to hold women back in education, employm...