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Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women postpones Edmonton, Thunder Bay meetings - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 05:46

CBC.ca

Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women postpones Edmonton, Thunder Bay meetings
CBC.ca
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has abruptly postponed regional advisory meetings that had been set for Edmonton and Thunder Bay, Ont., next week. The meetings, launched by Ottawa but independent from the ...
Missing, murdered women inquiry delays regional meetingsCTV News
Inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women and girls hits roadblocks before it startsHamilton Spectator

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Donald Trump just quietly signed away more women's rights - The indy100

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 00:01

The indy100

Donald Trump just quietly signed away more women's rights
The indy100
More specifically, the bill entitles states to withhold Title X, the US's family planning programme, which, according to Planned Parenthood, helps 4.6 million Americans every year, saves $7 for every $1 invested, and helps women avoid STIs and cervical ...
This Week in Women's Rights: Domestic Abusers May Soon Be Tracked by GPS in Maryland.Slate Magazine (blog)
5 things women need to know about Trump's first 100 daysDetroit Free Press
6 Ways the Trump Administration and Congress Have Threatened Women's Health in Just a Few MonthsCommon Dreams
U.S. News & World Report -CNN -BBC News
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Brexit will be disastrous for women unless we fight the rollback of our rights - The Guardian

Women's News from the Web - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 22:01

The Guardian

Brexit will be disastrous for women unless we fight the rollback of our rights
The Guardian
We wanted to ensure that parliament would have oversight of ministers rewriting laws to interpret EU employment and equality directives such as the working time regulations, which protects rights to annual leave, rest breaks and overtime pay. This was ...

North Korea: Kim Il-Sung's Birthday No Celebration for Women - Human Rights Watch

Women's News from the Web - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:01

Human Rights Watch

North Korea: Kim Il-Sung's Birthday No Celebration for Women
Human Rights Watch
(Seoul, April 14, 2017) – North Korea is betraying the pledge to protect the rights of women and girls and promote gender equality made by its former leader and “perpetual” president, Kim Il-Sung, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch is ...

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Canada's honorary citizen Malala Yousafzai challenges Ottawa to lead on women's education - National Post

Women's News from the Web - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:04

National Post

Canada's honorary citizen Malala Yousafzai challenges Ottawa to lead on women's education
National Post
The day Yousafzai was originally to be honoured, Oct. 22, 2014, marked a moment replete with irony for Rona Ambrose, a former status of women minister who is currently serving as the Conservative party's interim leader. “This irony didn't escape me ...
Malala Yousafzai urges Canada to play leading role in girls' education fightCBC.ca
Malala Yousafzai becomes honorary CanadianCTV News
Canada bestows rare honour on young Pakistani girls rights activistRadio Canada International

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Ontario urged to tackle gender pay gap with transparency law - Toronto Star

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 03:14

Toronto Star

Ontario urged to tackle gender pay gap with transparency law
Toronto Star
Ontario must urgently introduce pay transparency laws to tackle a gender wage gap that has remained virtually unchanged for 30 years — the legacy of inadequate enforcement and funding, according to equal pay advocates. The changes proposed by the ...
Ontario's Pay Equity Office Taking Steps To Advance Women's Economic EqualityCanada NewsWire (press release)
Equal Pay Day provides rallying point for women in workplaceUSA TODAY
The Wage Gap between Wyoming's Men and Women: 2016 - Wyoming Women's FoundationWyoming Women's Foundation
Money Magazine -Wikipedia
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USA beats Canada in OT to win women's world championship - Sportsnet.ca

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 19:43

Sportsnet.ca

USA beats Canada in OT to win women's world championship
Sportsnet.ca
Hilary Knight blocked a shot in Canada's end and scored on an odd-man rush at 10:17 of overtime to lift the host country to a 3-2 victory and a fourth straight world championship. The U.S. women threatened to boycott the tournament if USA Hockey didn't ...
US beats Canada in OT to capture women's world hockey goldThe Globe and Mail
Game Wrap: Canada advances to women's world championship finalCBC.ca
Canadian women's hockey team gets another chance at elusive world titleCTV News
Toronto Sun -Macleans.ca
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