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Close down Status of Women Canada ... because it's 2017 | Furey ... - Toronto Sun

Women's News from the Web - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:46

Toronto Sun

Close down Status of Women Canada ... because it's 2017 | Furey ...
Toronto Sun
It's a curious bit of trivia to note that while Pierre Elliott Trudeau created the Status of Women Canada office, the first three people he appointed to the post were ...

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Canada's U22 women's hockey team opens Nations Cup with 6-2 win over Czechs - The News

Women's News from the Web - Wed, 01/04/2017 - 07:44

Canada's U22 women's hockey team opens Nations Cup with 6-2 win over Czechs
The News
Victoria Bach had a goal and an assist and Jillian Saulnier, Sarah Davis and Lindsay Agnew also scored for Canada. Katerina Bukolska and Tereza Vanisova scored for the Czechs. Emerance Maschmeyer picked up the win in goal for Canada, while Klara ...

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'It's either overt or covert hostility': Why only 2 women made list of 100 highest-paid CEOs - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Wed, 01/04/2017 - 00:00

CBC.ca

'It's either overt or covert hostility': Why only 2 women made list of 100 highest-paid CEOs
CBC.ca
Lost in Tuesday's news that Canada's 100 top-paid CEOs made 193 times what the average worker did in 2015 is the fact only two members of that elite club are women. The lack of diversity reflected in the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' list ...

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Windsor women join March on Washington for Trump's inauguration - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 13:33

CBC.ca

Windsor women join March on Washington for Trump's inauguration
CBC.ca
Nearly 60 women from the Windsor region are heading to Washington later this month in solidarity against what they call the beginning of a long attack on women's rights under U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. They chartered a bus and plan to sleep in ...
Windsor Women Will March On Washington TooBlackburnNews.com
National, local women's rights marches planned for Jan. 21Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Windsorites joining Women's March on WashingtonWindsor Star
CTV News -NJ.com -Politico (blog) -Washington Post
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Waterloo woman dies after falling off mountain while hiking in Italy - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 13:13

CBC.ca

Waterloo woman dies after falling off mountain while hiking in Italy
CBC.ca
Italian media reports say a 24-year-old Waterloo, Ont., woman has died while hiking in the mountains near the Italian-Austrian border on New Year's Day. Chelsea Rebecca Alvarez was following a mountain path at an altitude of 2,200 metres while out ...

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It's Time for Men to Call Out Manterrupters - Fortune

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 09:41

Fortune

It's Time for Men to Call Out Manterrupters
Fortune
Today's answer to the question, “How can you play a role in advancing workplace equality?” is written by Jeffery Tobias Halter, president of YWomen, author of Why Women: The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men, and speaker at the ...

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Women's Rights In Saudi Arabia: Viral Feminist Pop Song Music Video Calls For An End To Men [WATCH] - International Business Times

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 04:39

International Business Times

Women's Rights In Saudi Arabia: Viral Feminist Pop Song Music Video Calls For An End To Men [WATCH]
International Business Times
Saudi Arabian director Majed Al-Esa shook his country's deep-seated patriarchy with the lyrics and video of a newly produced feminist song, “Hwages” or in English, “Concerns.” Posted on YouTube Dec. 23, the video now has almost 2.5 million hits.
Saudi music video on women's rights goes viralCNN
WATCH: 'God, rid us of men' implores viral Saudi feminist songJerusalem Post Israel News
The Saudi Arabian Music Video Featuring Skateboarding Women That's Changing PerceptionsElle UK Magazine
Washington Post -Indiatimes.com
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New senator Kim Pate gives a voice to women in Canada's prisons - The Globe and Mail

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 16:01

New senator Kim Pate gives a voice to women in Canada's prisons
The Globe and Mail
For 35 years, Kim Pate has been the country's most prominent advocate for the hundreds of women locked away in Canada's prisons. It is a numbing world that tests the souls of all who touch it, filled with extremes of bureaucratic apathy and human ...

Opposition women had a good year - Toronto Sun

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 14:47

Toronto Sun

Opposition women had a good year
Toronto Sun
The women of Canada's official Opposition had a very good 2016 — and it had nothing to do with gender balance. Principled leadership came straight from the top. Opposition leader Rona Ambrose set a tone that was respectful and dignified while holding ...

More concussion research needed for women, advocates say - CTV News

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 04:14

CTV News

More concussion research needed for women, advocates say
CTV News
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Katherine Snedaker says she has had 20 concussions, the first three decades ago from a car accident when she was 16. But it wasn't until her son suffered a series of concussions in the sixth grade, around 2008, that she felt ...

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Donald Trump victory sparks global women's rights marches ... - The Guardian

Women's News from the Web - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 10:43

The Guardian

Donald Trump victory sparks global women's rights marches ...
The Guardian
Washington DC and London among 30 cities rallying against 'politics of fear' on day after inauguration.

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