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MP Rachel Harder, the Conservatives' nominee for Status of Women committee chair, is the very picture of what feminists worked to achieve.
The type of data the government wants to collect hasn't been gathered since 1993, Maryam Monsef said.
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Marilyn Gladu said the report will come with some recommendations on how to spread good ideas around the country.
The work was approved even before the department knew how it would be paid for.
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"I've often heard people talk about the feminist movement — where are the young women?"
Jamilah Taib Murray founded Sakto Corporation, one of Ottawa's foremost property development and management companies. She is a long-time philanthropist with a particular dedication to fostering education for women and children, and female empowerment through promoting participation and leadership skills building
The Harper government continues to fail Canadian women who suffer violence. Both financial and policy commitments are utterly inadequate -- Status of Women Canada spends a meagre $9.5 million annually on ending violence against women. It is time the government seriously invests in ending the violence.
OTTAWA - The federal agency that's supposed to promote the equality and advancement of women has only approved a handful of projects in recent years that had anything to do with aboriginals. Now oppos...
People are saying that "everyone needs a mentor." And probably we do, but it is finding one that is the challenge. In a world of "what's in it for me" offering training and leadership opportunities to encourage people to step forward as mentors may be the way to go.
In case you missed it, the Harper Conservatives claim that they have "done more for women and girls across Canada than any other government." The actual evidence simply does not support such a wild claim. Instead of addressing pay equity, the lack of which means about $126 billion in lost income potential of women in Canada, former Heritage Minister Bev Oda was more interested in freeing up $700,000 from unnecessary rent and utility bills after a $5 million funding cut to Status of Women. One out of three women in Canada suffers violence.
OTTAWA - A new Commons committee report meant to address the crisis of violence against aboriginal women ignores the testimony of most of the women it consulted, NDP members say.While the testimony of...