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Women's advocacy group needs legislative protection, feminist says - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 14:30

CBC.ca

Women's advocacy group needs legislative protection, feminist says
CBC.ca
Voices of New Brunswick Women. "Independence is really key for us," she said. As it stands, the forum's status within government is unclear since it was initially tied to the government's Women's Equality Branch, with half of its funding coming in the ...

The Latest: Slain Honduran inspires women's equality fight - News1130

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 13:51

News1130

The Latest: Slain Honduran inspires women's equality fight
News1130
Women wearing black scarves pose as laborers during a performance honoring the history of feminist movements, marking the International Women's Day in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, March 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru) ROMANIA OUT.

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On International Women's Day, let's build a national feminist movement - rabble.ca (blog)

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:37

rabble.ca (blog)

On International Women's Day, let's build a national feminist movement
rabble.ca (blog)
Schrodinger's Cat feminism in Canada emerged from the ashes of the National Action Committee on the Status of Woman (NAC), the national feminist organization that helped to bring together feminists from across English Canada. NAC was an important ...
International Women's Day: Young women talk feminism, Lise ThériaultCBC.ca
Women's Day is a perfect occasion for reflection and repentance: TeitelToronto Star

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Canadian woman will be on next series of bank notes, Trudeau announces - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:32

CBC.ca

Canadian woman will be on next series of bank notes, Trudeau announces
CBC.ca
The image of an iconic Canadian woman will appear on the next issue of bank notes, Prime Minister Trudeau announced today. "A Canadian woman will be featured on the very first of the next series of bills expected in 2018," Trudeau said. "Today, on ...
Canada's Global Opportunity: End Gender Bias Through Our Teenage BoysHuffington Post Canada
Bank of Canada launches public consultation to select Canadian woman to be on next series bank noteBank of Canada
Canadian bank note will feature woman, Trudeau declaresToronto Sun
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A Bank NOTE-able Canadian Woman - Bank of Canada

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:15

Bank of Canada

A Bank NOTE-able Canadian Woman
Bank of Canada
On 8 March 2016, International Women's Day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced that a new polymer bank note featuring an iconic Canadian woman will be issued in late 2018. The Bank of Canada is inviting the ...
Canada's next series of bank notes will feature an 'iconic' womanThe Globe and Mail
Canada seeks nominations for woman to appear on future bank notesThe Guardian

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Canada's female sport leaders set the pace on a global stage - CTV News

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 05:49

CTV News

Canada's female sport leaders set the pace on a global stage
CTV News
The bad news, according to a report released Monday called "Women in Sport: Fuelling a Lifetime of Participation, The Status of Female Sport Participation in Canada," is that girls drop out of sports when they reach adolescence at alarming rates. The ...

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Stepping it up for gender equality on International Women's Day - Toronto Sun

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 03:42

Toronto Sun

Stepping it up for gender equality on International Women's Day
Toronto Sun
Luckily you live in Canada. “Last year in Iran, a woman was arrested for being a spectator at a volleyball match. In Dubai, a woman can be arrested for being raped. In Kenya, women are regularly beaten in the streets for the height of their hemlines ...
Women's wage gap getting wider in Canada, new report indicatesCBC.ca
Equality Means Acknowledging Marginalized Women, TooHuffington Post Canada
On International Women's Day, UN officials call to 'Step It Up' for gender equalityUN News Centre
Olympic -MTL Blog (blog) -Huffington Post UK
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First Lady of Gabon: Women's Rights Are the Key to a Stronger Africa - TIME

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 03:00

TIME

First Lady of Gabon: Women's Rights Are the Key to a Stronger Africa
TIME
This International Women's Day, the U.N. is supporting a cause I have believed in for a very long time: gender equality. Fighting for women's rights is not just a women's issue; it is a universal development issue, and it is central to leaving behind a ...

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Canada's Gender Pay Gap: Why Canadian Women Still Earn Less Than Men - Huffington Post Canada

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 03/08/2016 - 02:14

Huffington Post Canada

Canada's Gender Pay Gap: Why Canadian Women Still Earn Less Than Men
Huffington Post Canada
While there have been studies that argue the gender pay gap is lower in the public sector vs. the private one, Kaplan says a gap is still a gap. And although the current wage gap is an improvement from the '60s and '70s, when the women's rights ...
Report: Women in Canada Earn 28% Less Than MenteleSUR English

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Canada's leading women's groups seek co-ordinated advocacy - The Globe and Mail

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 03/07/2016 - 16:11

The Globe and Mail

Canada's leading women's groups seek co-ordinated advocacy
The Globe and Mail
... Committee on the Status of Women (NAC) played a unifying role for the feminist movement in Canada, serving as the glue to rally more than 700 member organizations to lobby governments for fundamental equality reforms, including pay equity and the ...

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